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affectation, affection

Which should you use, affectation or affection? The noun affectation means something that is not part of your natural personality but that you do or say to impress others. The noun affection means a feeling of liking or fondness for a person or place.

Incorrect: “I don‘t care,” she said with an affection of indifference.
Correct: “I don‘t care,” she said with an affectation of indifference.
Incorrect: He has affectations for his friends.
Correct: He has affection for his friends.
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