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af·fect·ing

 (ə-fĕk′tĭng)
adj.
Inspiring or capable of inspiring strong emotion; moving. See Synonyms at moving.

[From affect.]

af·fect′ing·ly adv.

affecting

(əˈfɛktɪŋ)
adj
evoking feelings of pity, sympathy, or pathos; moving
afˈfectingly adv

af•fect•ing

(əˈfɛk tɪŋ)

adj.
moving or stirring the feelings or emotions.
[1555–65]
af•fect′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.affecting - arousing affectaffecting - arousing affect; "the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene"; "poignant grief cannot endure forever"; "his gratitude was simple and touching"
moving - arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion; "she laid her case of destitution before him in a very moving letter"- N. Hawthorne

affecting

adjective emotionally moving, touching, sad, pathetic, poignant, saddening, pitiful, pitiable, piteous one of the most affecting pieces of the film

affecting

adjective
Exciting a deep, usually somber response:
Translations

affecting

[əˈfektɪŋ] ADJconmovedor, enternecedor

affecting

[əˈfɛktɪŋ] adj (= moving, touching) [drama, story, piece of music] → touchant(e), émouvant(e)

affecting

adjrührend

affecting

[əˈfɛktɪŋ] adj (liter) (scene, story) → toccante
References in classic literature ?
For sweetness has the power of affecting the sense of taste; heat, that of touch; and so it is with the rest of these qualities.
The first movement seems to be an immediate consequence of the earthquake affecting differently a fluid and a solid, so that their respective levels are slightly deranged: but the second case is a far more important phenomenon.
I TAKE goodness in this sense, the affecting of the weal of men, which is that the Grecians call philanthropia; and the word humanity (as it is used) is a little too light to express it.
Such a scene as this could not fail of affecting the heart of Mr Allworthy.
This condition is never observed by the universal historians, and so to explain the resultant forces they are obliged to admit, in addition to the insufficient components, another unexplained force affecting the resultant action.
The events, which resulted in 282 deaths, included a drought, affecting three states; a freeze, affecting nine states; and a wildfire affecting eight states; two floods, affecting 13 states; three tropical cyclones, affecting nine states, Puerto Rico and the U.S.
A drought is affecting milk production in Panama, reports Prensa.com (July 27, 2012).
This leads in a marked food security difference between households that reported having a household member living with HIV and AIDS and non-affected households, affecting the overall quality of life of the affected households [8].
Cultural orientations were found affecting communication patterns.
By recognizing the factors that aid high academic achievement in the homes of students, educators will have a better understanding of what children from low-SES situations are truly lacking in their homes that are affecting their academic achievement.
Basically, the body thinks it has enough male hormones from the supplements, so it stops making its own hormones, affecting sperm production.