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Affected

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Adjective

1. affected

acted upon; influenced

2. affected, unnatural

speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression

3. affected, moved, stirred, touched

being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion

Example Sentences:
'too moved to speak'
'very touched by the stranger's kindness'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Affected

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adjective (usually postpositive)
1. 
deeply moved, esp by sorrow or grief
he was greatly affected by her departure
2. 
changed, esp detrimentally
adjective
1. 
behaving, speaking, etc, in an artificial or assumed way, esp in order to impress others
2. 
feigned
affected indifference
3. archaic
inclined; disposed

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Affected

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adjective
1. 
assumed for effect; artificial
2. 
behaving in an artificial way to impress people; full of affectation
adjective
1. 
attacked by disease; afflicted
2. 
influenced; acted upon
3. 
emotionally moved or touched

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Affected

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tr.v. af·fect·ed, af·fect·ing, af·fects
1. To have an influence on or effect a change in: Inflation affects the buying power of the dollar.
2. To act on the emotions of; touch or move. See Synonyms at move.
3. To attack or infect, as a disease: Rheumatic fever can affect the heart.
n. (ăfĕkt)
1. Feeling or emotion, especially as manifested by facial expression or body language: "The soldiers seen on television had been carefully chosen for blandness of affect" (Norman Mailer).
2. Obsolete A disposition, feeling, or tendency.
adj.
1. Acted upon, influenced, or changed.
2. Emotionally stirred or moved.
3. Infected or attacked, as by disease.
tr.v. af·fect·ed, af·fect·ing, af·fects
1. To put on a false show of; simulate: affected a British accent.
2.
a. To have or show a liking for: affects dramatic clothes.
b. Archaic To fancy; love.
3. To tend to by nature; tend to assume: a substance that affects crystalline form.
4. To imitate; copy: "Spenser, in affecting the ancients, writ no language" (Ben Jonson).
adj.
1. Assumed or simulated to impress others: an affected accent.
2. Speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression.
3. Disposed or inclined.

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