Affe'ctedly. adv. [from affected.] In an affected manner; hypocritically; with more appearance than reality.
Perhaps they are affectedly ignorant; they are so willing it should be true, that they have not attempted to examine it. Government of the Tongue, §5.
Some indeed have been so affectedly vain, as to counterfeit immortality, and have stolen their death, in hopes to be esteemed immortal. Brown's Vulgar Errours, b. vii. c. 10.
By talking so familiarly of one hundred and ten thousand pounds, by a tax upon a few commodities, it is plain, you are either naturally or affectedly ignorant of our condition. Swift.