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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 ?
But the national government, not being affected by those local circumstances, will neither be induced to commit the wrong themselves, nor want power or inclination to prevent or punish its commission by others.
The national government, in such cases, will not be affected by this pride, but will proceed with moderation and candor to consider and decide on the means most proper to extricate them from the difficulties which threaten them.
The term 'affective quality' is not used as indicating that those things which admit these qualities are affected in any way.
Suppose that a man is irritable when vexed: he is not even spoken of as a bad-tempered man, when in such circumstances he loses his temper somewhat, but rather is said to be affected.
This belief is the more singular in this particular instance, because, according to Captain Fitz Roy, there is reason to believe that Antuco was noways affected.
His officers affected a superiority over the rest of us, but the boredom of their souls appeared in their manner of dreary submission to the fads of their commander.
This imprudent step (tho' we were sensible that it would probably deprive us of that fortune which Philippa had ever taught us to expect) could not on our own accounts, excite from our exalted minds a single sigh; yet fearfull lest it might prove a source of endless misery to the deluded Bride, our trembling Sensibility was greatly affected when we were first informed of the Event.
Even human beings were affected by it, as if both it and they were realities.
But I am strongly inclined to suspect that the most frequent cause of variability may be attributed to the male and female reproductive elements having been affected prior to the act of conception.
He knew nothing of pictures, but there was something about these that extraordinarily affected him.
A TURBULENT Person was brought before a Judge to be tried for an assault with intent to commit murder, and it was proved that he had been variously obstreperous without apparent provocation, had affected the peripheries of several luckless fellow-citizens with the trunk of a small tree, and subsequently cleaned out the town.
That Chateaubriand, Madame de Stael, and others spoke certain words to one another only affected their mutual relations but does not account for the submission of millions.