Definition of Affected

1. Adjective. Acted upon; influenced.




2. Adjective. Speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression.

3. Adjective. Being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion. "Very touched by the stranger's kindness"
Exact synonyms: Moved, Stirred, Touched
Also: Emotional
Similar to: Sick
Antonyms: Unmoved

Definition of Affected

1. p. p. & a. Regarded with affection; beloved.

Definition of Affected

1. Adjective. influenced or changed by something ¹

2. Adjective. simulated in order to impress ¹

3. Adjective. Emotionally moved; touched. ¹

4. Noun. Someone affected, as by a disease. ¹

5. Verb. (past of affect) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Affected

1. affect [v] - See also: affect

Medical Definition of Affected

1. 1. Regarded with affection; beloved. "His affected Hercules." (Chapman) 2. Inclined; disposed; attached. "How stand you affected his wish?" (Shak) 3. Given to false show; assuming or pretending to posses what is not natural or real. "He is . . . Too spruce, too affected, too odd." (Shak) 4. Assumed artificially; not natural. "Affected coldness and indifference." (Addison) 5. Made up of terms involving different powers of the unknown quantity; adfected; as, an affected equation. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Affected

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1881)
"This symptom is not wholly confined to the peach affected with the yellows, ... I have noticed particularly that affected peaches, when opened, ..."

2. The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals by Charles Darwin (1913)
"No doubt if there be at the same time much mental agitation, the general circulation will be affected; but it is not due to the action of the heart that the ..."

3. The Principles of Political Economy Applied to the Condition, the Resources by Francis Bowen (1856)
"Being affected in the same manner, and to the same degree, their relation to each ... Thus, until the prices of commodities begin to be sensibly affected, ..."

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