Saturn in your sign will keep things real, refining elements in your make-up that smack of affectation.
What is a distinctive habit or affectation of yours related to writing?
What is a distinctive habit or affectation related to the writing process?
There was no affectation in this; but much genuine, innate pride.
There was no affectation of mystery, no attempt at keeping his experiments a secret.
Varney gave his largesse with an affectation of complaisance and humility.
The only source of the true Ridiculous (as it appears to me) is affectation.
It was difficult to associate Beth with the idea of prudery or affectation.
Their affectation is beyond the affectation of woman, and it makes all men sick.
He is an impressive writer, but his style is vitiated by an affectation of grandeur.
"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)).