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English adjective: affected

1. affected acted upon; influenced

Similarimpressed, smitten, stage-struck, stricken, struck, subject, taken, wonder-struck

See alsoaffected, moved, stirred, touched


2. affected speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression


Similaragonistic, artificial, constrained, contrived, elocutionary, forced, hokey, mannered, plummy, stilted, strained, strained

See alsostudied



3. affected being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion

SamplesToo moved to speak.
Very touched by the stranger's kindness.

Synonymsmoved, stirred, touched


See alsoaffected, emotional

Antonymsunmoved, unaffected, untouched

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