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af·fect·ed 1

 (ə-fĕk′tĭd)
adj.
1. Acted upon, influenced, or changed.
2. Emotionally stirred or moved.
3. Infected or attacked, as by disease.

[From affect.]

af·fect·ed 2

 (ə-fĕk′tĭd)
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.

[From affect.]

af·fect′ed·ly adv.
af·fect′ed·ness n.

affected

(əˈfɛktɪd)
adj (usually postpositive)
1. deeply moved, esp by sorrow or grief: he was greatly affected by her departure.
2. changed, esp detrimentally
[C17: from affect1 + -ed2]

affected

(əˈfɛktɪd)
adj
1. behaving, speaking, etc, in an artificial or assumed way, esp in order to impress others
2. feigned: affected indifference.
3. archaic inclined; disposed
[C16: from affect2 + -ed2]
afˈfectedly adv
afˈfectedness n

af•fect•ed1

(əˈfɛk tɪd)

adj.
1. acted upon; influenced.
2. harmed or impaired, as by climate or disease.
3. (of the mind or feelings) impressed; moved.
[1570–80]

af•fect•ed2

(əˈfɛk tɪd)

adj.
1. characterized by affectation or pretension.
2. assumed artificially; feigned: an affected Southern accent.
3. inclined or disposed: to be well affected toward the speaker's cause.
4. held in affection; fancied: a novel much affected by our grandparents.
[1525–35]
af•fect′ed•ly, adv.
af•fect′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.affected - acted upon; influenced
moved, stirred, touched, affected - being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion; "too moved to speak"; "very touched by the stranger's kindness"
unaffected - undergoing no change when acted upon; "entirely unaffected by each other's writings"; "fibers remained apparently unaffected by the treatment"
2.affected - speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impressionaffected - speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression
studied - produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation; "a studied smile"; "a note of biting irony and studied insult"- V.L.Parrington
unaffected - free of artificiality; sincere and genuine; "an unaffected grace"
3.affected - being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion; "too moved to speak"; "very touched by the stranger's kindness"
affected - acted upon; influenced
emotional - of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional"

affected

adjective
1. pretended, artificial, contrived, put-on, assumed, mannered, studied, precious, stiff, simulated, mincing, sham, unnatural, pompous, pretentious, counterfeit, feigned, spurious, conceited, insincere, camp (informal), la-di-da (informal), arty-farty (informal), phoney or phony (informal) She passed by with an affected air and a disdainful look.
pretended real, natural, genuine, unaffected, dinkum (Austral & N.Z. informal)
2. touched, influenced, concerned, troubled, damaged, hurt, injured, upset, impressed, stirred, altered, changed, distressed, stimulated, melted, impaired, afflicted, deeply moved Staff at the hospital were deeply affected by the tragedy.
touched cured, untouched, unaffected, unmoved, unharmed, unconcerned, uninjured

affected

adjective
1. Not genuine or sincere:
2. Artificially genteel:
Informal: la-di-da.
3. Having concern:
Translations

affected

[əˈfektɪd] ADJ
1. (= pretentious) [person, manner, accent] → afectado
2. (= feigned) [remorse, enthusiasm] → fingido
3. (= suffering effects) [area, region, part of body] → afectado
the worst affected areas of Central Chinalas zonas peor afectadas de China Central

affected

[əˈfɛktɪd] adj [air] → affecté(e)

affected

adj person, clothesaffektiert; behaviour, style, accent alsogekünstelt

affected

[əˈfɛktɪd] adjaffettato/a

affected

a. afectado-a, que padece de una enfermedad física o de un sufrimiento emocional;
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References in classic literature ?
Your airs are funny now, but you'll grow up an affected little goose, if you don't take care.
His earnestness affected the boy, who presently became silent and a little alarmed.
She greeted him with affected carelessness, and appeared absorbed in her occupation.
said Heyward, leaning forward in the saddle, and dropping his voice nearly to a whisper; "I confess I have not been without my own suspicions, though I have endeavored to conceal them, and affected a confidence I have not always felt, on account of my companions.
It was my happiness to be destitute of this afflicting passion, with which I had the greatest reason to be affected.
It only interests me, but I feel sure John and Jennie are secretly affected by it.
Neither had success as yet affected their boyish simplicity and the frankness of old frontier habits; they played with their new-found riches with the naive delight of children, and rehearsed their glowing future with the importance and triviality of school-boys.
The aspect of the venerable mansion has always affected me like a human countenance, bearing the traces not merely of outward storm and sunshine, but expressive also, of the long lapse of mortal life, and accompanying vicissitudes that have passed within.
It has often been a matter of regret with me; for, going back, perhaps, to the days of the Protectorate, those papers must have contained many references to forgotten or remembered men, and to antique customs, which would have affected me with the same pleasure as when I used to pick up Indian arrow-heads in the field near the Old Manse.
The revelation then of the manner in which Flora was affected startled me, in truth, far more than it would have done to find her also merely agitated, for direct dismay was of course not what I had expected.
Affected by the solemnity of the scene, there was a wondering gaze of incredulous curiosity in his countenance.
The truth is, that living or dead, if but decently treated, whales as a species are by no means creatures of ill odor; nor can whalemen be recognised, as the people of the middle ages affected to detect a Jew in the company, by the nose.