What does affecting mean?

Definitions for affectingəˈfɛk tɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word affecting.

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of affecting in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of affecting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Elizabeth Huston:

    So many people realize this is a problem. This is disproportionally affecting black men and women.

  2. Lois McMaster Bujold:

    You couldn't be that good and not know it, somewhere in your secret heart, however much you'd been abused into affecting public humility.

  3. Calvin Coolidge:

    Advertising is the most potent influence in adapting and changing the habits and modes of life affecting what we eat, what we wear, and the work and play of a whole nation.

  4. Dean Koontz, Watchers:

    Although the constant shadow of certain death looms over everyday, the pleasures and joys of life can be so fine and affecting that the heart is nearly stilled in astonishment.

  5. Sean Furey:

    We've talked to some biologists and we feel it's probably affecting the health of the whales, affecting their ability to feed so we just want to make sure that the whales are safe out there and keep everybody safe here.

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