from The Century Dictionary.
- Affected; marked by affectation.
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Her style is "simple, not affectate nor ornate" (Klein 130), but it is hardly artless or unsophisticated.
Burton's odd turns and quirks of expression, his whimsical and affectate fancies, his kindly sarcasm, his far-fetched conceits, his deep-lying pathos, descended by inheritance of genius to