What does affecting mean?

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əˈfɛk tɪŋaf·fect·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. affecting, poignant, touchingadjective

    arousing affect

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


  1. affectingadjective

    Producing strong feelings and emotions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Affecting

    of Affect

  2. Affectingadjective

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

  3. Affectingadjective

    affected; given to false show

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

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  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

Examples of affecting in a Sentence

  1. Quincy Krosby:

    The oil story is not going away, as (U.S. crude) continued to push downward, it is affecting the market.

  2. Jim Bell:

    I think this trade mess is certainly affecting the mood, this is becoming very real, American businesses are suffering.

  3. 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.

  4. Scott Kennedy:

    All of these things are affecting the Trump administration's credibility, but both sides have credibility problems.

  5. Glenn Straub:

    What you guys are doing is affecting a lot of people's lives.

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