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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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.
Updated charts accounted for the number of patients in each of four categories of affectedness, then detailing patient improvement per category on subsequent visits from company representatives.
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 .
For various formulations of the principle see DAHL, AFTER THE REVOLUTION, supra note 36, at 64-67 (noting that while the practical application of the principle of affected interests make it "a good deal less compelling than it looks," it nonetheless gives affected parties a case for participating in relevant decisions); Goodin, supra note 165, at 51-63 (exploring the feasibility of different articulations of the "all affected interests" principle); List & Koenig-Archibugi, supra note 37, at 80-84 (describing how the membership of a group may change based on affectedness or affectivity criteria).
Nevertheless, according to Boyd, MacLaverty manages to avoid affectedness due to both his deft use of 'the child's-eye view' and '[t]he Irish quotient' in his work.
Among the topics are subjectification and the Russian perfective, the notion of affectedness in expressing interpersonal functions, metonymy-induced polysemy in Germanic and Slavic languages, metaphors and metonymies in Serbian proverbs containing names of animals, metaphorical expressions in Polish legal language, and metaphor validation in polysemous structures as seen in Serbo-Croatian bilingual dictionaries.
Just as for Heidegger, the possibility of categorical determination (Bestimmung) is grounded in Dasein's Stimmung, so for Rahner the possibility of categorical revelation, the posture of listening for and the possibility of hearing a word of revelation in history, is grounded in the transcendental Gestimmtheit of nature to grace, the attunement of the human person who is predisposed to hear a word, to listen for a word in its own state of affectedness, of its "thrownness," of its facticity, in short, of its historicity.
Affectedness of O O totally affected O not affected J.
What they are conscious of, in the first instance, is our own bodies--not in all their workings but in their affectedness by various internal states (like hunger and thirst) and by external things that affect them, especially in those parts that are specialized to register specific kinds of external impact.
Hence affectedness discloses the world as a threat, boring or exciting .
All this might sound like sentimental kitsch but, at its best, Bradley's art stays on the right side of the line dividing affecting art from mere affectedness.