Meaning of Affectation



English: Affectation
Bangla: ভান, ঢঙ্, ঠাটঠমক
Hindi: स्वांग, दिखावा
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
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Bangla Academy Dictionary:


Definition: 1

an effort to appear to have a quality not really or fully possessed; the pretense of actual possession: an affectation of interest in art; affectation of great wealth.

Definition: 2

conspicuous artificiality of manner or appearance; effort to attract notice by pretense, assumption, or any assumed peculiarity.

Definition: 3

a trait, action, or expression characterized by such artificiality: a man of a thousand affectations.

Definition: 4

Obsolete. strenuous pursuit, desire, or aspiration. affection; fondness: his affectation of literature.

Definition: 5

an assumed manner of speech, dress, or behaviour, esp one that is intended to impress others