Definitions for affectingəˈfɛk tɪŋ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
moving or stirring the feelings or emotions.
Origin of affecting:
affecting, poignant, touching(adj)
"the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene"; "poignant grief cannot endure forever"; "his gratitude was simple and touching"
Producing strong feelings and emotions.
moving the emotions; fitted to excite the emotions; pathetic; touching; as, an affecting address; an affecting sight
affected; given to false show
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