What does affected mean?

Definitions for affected
əˈfɛk tɪdaf·fect·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. affectedadjective

    acted upon; influenced

  2. affected, unnaturaladjective

    speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression

  3. moved(p), affected, stirred, touchedadjective

    being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion

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

Wiktionary

  1. affectednoun

    Someone affected, as by a disease.

  2. affectedadjective

    influenced or changed by something

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

  3. affectedadjective

    simulated in order to impress

    He spoke with an affected English accent.

  4. affectedadjective

    Emotionally moved; touched.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Affectedparticipial adj.

    Etymology: from affect.

    No marvel then if he were ill affected;
    ’Tis they have put him on the old man’s death,
    To have th’ expence and waste of his revenues. William Shakespeare, King Lear.

    He was assured, that the model they seemed affected to in their directory, was not like to any of their foreign reformed churches now in the world. Edward Hyde.

    These antick, lisping, affected phantasies, these new tuners of accents. William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet.

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

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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. Volvo Cars:

    The decline was related to a shortage of components. This affected production although it picked up again late in the month.

  2. Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra:

    In reality, it's affected all of the Peruvian jungle.

  3. Southern Theater Command:

    Such a dangerous approaching maneuver seriously affected the flight safety of the Chinese military aircraft.

  4. News UK:

    Long ago, we apologized for the conduct that occurred, immediately took steps to pay compensation to those affected, and updated and instituted substantial reforms in our business to ensure our governance is second to none, following a thorough and exhaustive investigation, and after many long trials, enquiries and proceedings, this matter has been concluded and the right decision has been taken.

  5. Chief Executive Olesya Bilousova:

    We need to pay the most attention to those computers which weren't affected (by last week's attack), the virus is on them waiting for a signal. There are fingerprints on computers which didn't even use our product.

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