Definitions for affectingəˈfɛk tɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

af•fect•ingəˈfɛk tɪŋ(adj.)

  1. moving or stirring the feelings or emotions.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. affecting, poignant, touching(adj)

    arousing affect

    "the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene"; "poignant grief cannot endure forever"; "his gratitude was simple and touching"


  1. affecting(Adjective)

    Producing strong feelings and emotions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Affecting

    of Affect

  2. Affecting(adj)

    moving the emotions; fitted to excite the emotions; pathetic; touching; as, an affecting address; an affecting sight

  3. Affecting(adj)

    affected; given to false show

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'affecting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4721


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