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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Democratic Responsiveness and "Affectedness" in a 1237
On Affectedness. En Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 29, 335-370.
(47) Schmitz's great achievement is to have developed a highly differentiated language of description that is able to grasp the topological structures of this layer of unmediated affectedness. Both the lived body and feelings are spatial phenomena, where space is not the clearly distinguishable and interconnected geometry of places, but rather a dynamic of felt 'lived body islands', extensions and contractions, vectors and atmospheres (p158,ff).
There is a remarkable similarity here to Heidegger's notion of Befindlichkeit, which is usually rendered "state of mind" or "affectedness," and which corresponds to what we usually (or "ontically") understand as moods (Stimmungen).
(7) But Resende annotates these lines by observing that Rosaline protests against Berowne's unaware relapse into an affectedness in the use of French words, thus making the use of French seem selfadmittedly ineffective.
Finding this affectedness unavailable to her, Oedipa begins sifting
Ozonoff, "Can family affectedness inform infant sibling outcomes of autism spectrum disorders?" Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, vol.
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.
Grammaticalizing aspect and affectedness. MIT (doctoral dissertation).
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.