What does affected mean?

Definitions for affected
əˈfɛk tɪdaf·fect·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. affected(adj)

    acted upon; influenced

  2. affected, unnatural(adj)

    speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression

  3. moved(p), affected, stirred, touched(adj)

    being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion

    "too moved to speak"; "very touched by the stranger's kindness"

Wiktionary

  1. affected(Noun)

    Someone affected, as by a disease.

  2. affected(Adjective)

    influenced or changed by something

    The affected compass was impossible to use, so we got lost.

  3. affected(Adjective)

    simulated in order to impress

    He spoke with an affected English accent.

  4. affected(Adjective)

    Emotionally moved; touched.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Affected

    of Affect

  2. Affected

    regarded with affection; beloved

  3. Affected

    inclined; disposed; attached

  4. Affected

    given to false show; assuming or pretending to possess what is not natural or real

  5. Affected

    assumed artificially; not natural

  6. Affected

    made up of terms involving different powers of the unknown quantity; adfected; as, an affected equation

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. affected

    An algebraic term for an equation in which the unknown quantity rises to two or more several powers.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'affected' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1905

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'affected' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2906

How to pronounce affected?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of affected in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of affected in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of affected in a Sentence

  1. John Cornyn:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of those injured and killed at Santa Fe School District right outside of Galveston, we all are standing by again and our hearts go out to those who are affected by this terrible tragedy.

  2. Alan Woodward:

    The only sensible way to tackle it is to 'pull the plug' so that it can't spread any more until you can isolate the affected machines and work out a remediation plan.

  3. Volkswagen AG:

    In its first step, effective immediately( Volkswagen Group Australia) has temporarily suspended the sale of affected vehicles fitted with 1.6 or 2.0-litre EA189 diesel engines.

  4. Frankie Grande:

    We are out safe. Thank you to @LAFD for getting us up alerting us to the evacuation so early efficiently, my thoughts prayers are with everyone affected by these fires. I pray all our homes families continue to be safe as the fires rage on...

  5. East African Erin Brockovich:

    The most important thing now is to test all the children and ensure that those affected have access to medication all of them on medication and to clean the environment so the community can live in a place that is safe for then.

Images & Illustrations of affected

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