affectedness


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.affectedness - the quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others)affectedness - the quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others)
unnaturalness - the quality of being unnatural or not based on natural principles
airs, pose - affected manners intended to impress others; "don't put on airs with me"
coyness, demureness - the affectation of being demure in a provocative way
preciosity, preciousness - the quality of being fastidious or excessively refined
unaffectedness - not affected; a personal manner that is not consciously constrained
2.affectedness - a deliberate pretense or exaggerated displayaffectedness - a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
pretending, pretense, feigning, simulation, pretence - the act of giving a false appearance; "his conformity was only pretending"
attitude - a theatrical pose created for effect; "the actor struck just the right attitude"
radical chic - an affectation of radical left-wing views and the fashionable dress and lifestyle that goes with them

affectedness

noun
Artificial behavior adopted to impress others:
affectation, air (used in plural), mannerism, pose, pretense.
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47) When it comes to competing rights, even identifying relevant stakeholders and demarcating their "degrees of affectedness," requires complex and often political judgments.
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He shows that our historical affectedness, however, far from being problematic in this regard, is in fact the essential precondition for our having knowledge of the good in the form in which it is available to human beings.
For example, Western Pantar, where s, A, or p may have an agreement prefix on the verb and speakers select prefixes to code levels of participant volition and affectedness (Introduction, p.
On the contrary, stinging aspect of pain of the Lithuanian expressions takes grammatical constructions with the accusative case to indicate affectedness of the facial parts with the patient's loss to control the process.
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Observation of pair comparisons of the indexes of electronic banking in the real time gross settlement system (SATNA) than to the previous situation shows the extent of affectedness of this system on the related indexes than the preceding condition.
turning her face to the wall with an affectedness that astonished me .
The affectedness constraint is thus seen as responsible for the contrast in acceptability exhibited by the following sentences (from Hoekstra and Roberts (1993:201), their examples) in which neither the mountains nor anniversaries can be seen as affected or undergoing any change of state in any way: