What does affecting mean?

Definitions for affecting
əˈfɛk tɪŋaf·fect·ing

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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"

Wiktionary

  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

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

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Numerology

  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. Rebecca Siegel:

    There has not been as much progress for some of the more rare childhood cancers but they're harder to study because, again, they are rare so it's more difficult to make progress for cancers that aren't affecting very many kids.

  2. Andreu Raig:

    Anna has Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome, a rather rare genetic condition, affecting one in 50,000. The main problems she faces are hypotonia, meaning she has very little strength, she has growth problems, intellectual disability, her communication is very, very basic, and once in a while she has epileptic seizures. So one of the problems she faces is how to interact with her surroundings, so the chair could primarily help her do that. The fact that she has to push a button in order to do something, allows her to interact.

  3. Chris Long:

    This is fear of a diminished bottom line. It’s also fear of a president turning his base against a corporation. This is not patriotism. Don’t get it confused. These owners don’t love American more than the players demonstrating and taking real action to improve it. It also lets you, the fan, know where our league stands, i will continue to be committed to affecting change with my platform. I’m someone who’s always looked at the anthem as a declaration of ideals, including the right to peaceful protest. Our league continues to fall short on the issue.

  4. Tom Steyer:

    I was watching this campaign and I was thinking, we're in a crisis and it's not being addressed, i couldn't sleep because I thought there was something desperately wrong affecting every American.

  5. John Sherrington:

    It seems extraordinary that a licence should be sought for a radical new technique affecting future generations without first conducting a clinical trial, there are also serious ethical objections to this procedure which involves the destruction of human embryos as part of the process.

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