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affected, past participle; affected, past tense; affecting, present participle; affects, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Pretend to have or feel (something)
    • - as usual I affected a supreme unconcern
    • - a book that affects to loathe the modern world
  2. Use, wear, or assume (something) pretentiously or so as to make an impression on others
    • - an American who had affected a British accent
  1. Emotion or desire, esp. as influencing behavior or action

  1. the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  2. have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"
  3. involve: connect closely and often incriminatingly; "This new ruling affects your business"
  4. feign: make believe with the intent to deceive; "He feigned that he was ill"; "He shammed a headache"
  5. have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"
  6. (affected) acted upon; influenced
  7. In linguistics, speaker affect is attitude or emotion that a speaker brings to an utterance. Affects such as sarcasm, contempt, dismissal, distaste, disgust, disbelief, exasperation, boredom, anger, joy, respect or disrespect, sympathy, pity, gratitude, wonder, admiration, humility, and awe are ...
  8. "Affect" (latin affectus or adfectus) is a concept used in philosophy by Spinoza, Deleuze and Guattari. According to Spinoza's Ethics III, 3, Definition 3, an affect is an empowerment, and not a simple change or modification. ...
  9. Affect refers to the experience of feeling or emotion. Affect is a key part of the process of an organism's interaction with stimuli. The word also refers sometimes to affect display, which is "a facial, vocal, or gestural behavior that serves as an indicator of affect" (APA 2006).
  10. (Affected(Bruce Buckley song)) A tag has been placed on , requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done for the following reason: Under the , articles that do not meet basic Wikipedia criteria may be deleted at any time.
  11. One's mood or inclination; mental state. [14th-17th c.]; A desire, an appetite. [16th-17th c.]; A subjective feeling experienced in response to a thought or other stimulus; mood, emotion, especially as demonstrated in external physical signs. [from 19th c. ...
  12. Someone affected, as by a disease; influenced or changed by something; simulated in order to impress; Emotionally moved; touched
  13. (affecting) Producing strong feelings and emotions
  14. (AFFECTED) Relating to Fragile X Syndrome, this term refers to an individual that has been diagnosed with Fragile X Syndrome and expresses characteristics of the disorder. The problems may or may not include mental retardation. ...
  15. (Affected) An individual who manifests symptoms of a particular condition
  16. (Affected) Having a disease or condition arising from a genetic mutation
  17. (Affected) Resources or profiles assigned to the proposal/project element with effort (hours). This global project assignment can then be broken down in the project tasks.
  18. (Affected) there is evidence of disease in the sample registered with GDC.
  19. (Affected) to seek to obtain; to aim at; aspire to
  20. (affected) Andaman Islands, Nicobar Islands, Bangladesh, Burma
  21. (affected) Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Queensland
  22. Generalized feeling tone (usually considered more persistent than emotion, less so than mood). It is the external, observable manifestation of emotion (e.g., flat, blunted, constricted, expansive, labile, etc.).
  23. In that caring brings together a positive attitude to a helpful action, affect would be the friendly or supportive outer expression of an inner positive attitude. Affection is a friendly feeling that is expressed.
  24. Mood, level of emotional responsiveness.
  25. The observable emotional condition of an individual at any given time.