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Inspiring or capable of inspiring strong emotion; moving. See Synonyms at moving.

[From affect.]

af·fect′ing·ly adv.
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Adv.1.affectingly - in a poignant or touching manneraffectingly - in a poignant or touching manner; "she spoke poignantly"
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But although her voice--sweet, full, and sonorous--vibrated as harmoniously and as affectingly as ever, the door remained shut.
Here were she, Mrs Lammle, and her husband discoursing at once affectingly and effectively, but discoursing alone.
This touched Young Jerry on a tender place; who adjured his mother to perform her first duty, and, whatever else she did or neglected, above all things to lay especial stress on the discharge of that maternal function so affectingly and delicately indicated by his other parent.
And, although I trembled for the agony it might one day be to him to have his strong assurance shivered at a blow, there was something so religious in it, so affectingly expressive of its anchor being in the purest depths of his fine nature, that the respect and honour in which I held him were exalted every day.
fable with Goethe so affectingly relates under the title of "The Erl-
For her part, Toni's character abridged her earthly existence after the death of her own dearly beloved, but the impact of her portrayal was less deep and affectingly pained, because it was generally too unrelievedly ditzy.
Tim Chipping, fRoots writer, recently commented after catching the band live "I'm convinced I have seen the most affectingly expressive singer since Amy Winehouse" Rachael Davis has a broad and faithful fanbase, admired especially by her peers, with a reputation as one of the classiest gals on the scene.
Most affectingly, she also unflinchingly skewers the naive assumptions, self-indulgent rationalizations, and tormenting doubts of the hell-haunted girl she once was.
Ratele has written evocatively about the intimate sphere in a number of his essays, perhaps nowhere more affectingly than in his essay on being father to a black son who grows up speaking English ('Does he speak Xhosa?
Does he really retell Narnia more strongly and affectingly than Lewis did?
The dignified mortification on Will's face when Lou recruits a gang of blokes to lift his wheelchair out of the mud is affectingly underplayed, and a late wedding scene hums with the sort of romantic charge that goes missing elsewhere.