affecting


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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.
Cultural orientations were found affecting communication patterns.