affectation

英 [æfek'teɪʃ(ə)n] 美 [,æfɛk'teʃən]
  • n. 做作;矫揉造作;假装
GRE
星级词汇:
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affectation (n.)
"studied display," 1540s, from French affectation (16c.) or directly from Latin affectationem (nominative affectatio) "a striving after, a claiming," noun of action from past participle stem of affectare "to strive for" (see affect (v.2)).
1. Lawson writes so well: in plain English, without fuss or affectation.
劳森写得很好:英文通俗易懂,朴实无华又不矫揉造作。

来自柯林斯例句

2. Her posh accent is pure affectation.
她的时髦腔调纯粹是矫揉造作.

来自《简明英汉词典》

3. He made an affectation of indifference.
他装出无动于衷的样子.

来自《简明英汉词典》

4. He speaks with a British accent, but that is just an affectation because he's not British.
他说话带有英国口音, 但这是装出来的,因为他不是英国人.

来自《简明英汉词典》

5. I wore sunglasses all the time and people thought it was an affectation.
我成天戴着墨镜,大家都觉得我在装酷。

来自辞典例句

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