What is a distinctive habit or affectation related to the writing process?
What is a distinctive habit or affectation of yours related to writing?
Saturn in your sign will keep things real, refining elements in your make-up that smack of affectation.
There was no affectation in this; but much genuine, innate pride.
affectation the attempt to work up by our own efforts an enthusiasm for Nature.
Varney gave his largesse with an affectation of complaisance and humility.
Except for purposes of wit or humor, this affectation is not to be tolerated.
It was difficult to associate Beth with the idea of prudery or affectation.
In time they were succeeded by an affectation of contrite apology and self-depreciation.
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)).