HyperDic: affected

English > 3 senses of the word affected:
ADJECTIVEallaffectedacted upon
allaffected, unnaturalspeaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression
allaffected, moved, stirred, touchedbeing excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion
affected > pronunciation
Soundsahfeh'ktahd; ahfeh'ktihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
abbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > affected: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningacted upon; influenced.
NarrowerimpressedDeeply or markedly affected or influenced
smitten, stricken, struck(used in combination) affected by something overwhelming
stage-struckinfatuated with or enthralled by the theater especially the desire to act
subjectLikely to be affected by something
takenBe affected with an indisposition
wonder-struckaffected by or overcome with wonder
See alsomoved, affected, stirred, touchedexcited or provoked to the expression of an emotion
unnaturalnot in accordance with or determined by nature
OppositeunaffectedUndergoing no change when acted upon
Spanishafectado, influenciado
Catalanafectat, influenciat
English > affected: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningspeaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression.
Synonymunnatural
Attribute ofaffectednessThe quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others)
Narroweragonistic, strainedstruggling for effect
artificial, contrived, hokey, stiltedartificially formal
constrained, forced, strainedlacking spontaneity
elocutionary(used of style of speaking) overly embellished
manneredHaving unnatural mannerisms
plummy(of a voice) affectedly mellow and rich
See alsostudiedproduced or marked by conscious design or premeditation
OppositeunaffectedFree of artificiality
Spanishafectado, artificial, artificiós
Catalanafectat, artificial, artificiós
Nounsaffectednessthe quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others)
Adverbsaffectedlyin an affected manner
English > affected: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningexcited or provoked to the expression of an emotion.
Synonymsmoved, stirred, touched
NarrowersickDeeply affected by a strong feeling
See alsoaffectedacted upon
emotionalOf more than usual emotion
Oppositeunmoved, unaffected, untouchedemotionally unmoved
Spanishmotivado, movido

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