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Definition of the adjective Affectless

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  1. Lacking or not showing emotion.

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness (2014)

by Rebecca Solnit

in other words, the city—and by extension, the world—is being eaten by the counterculture; and being taken over by the pods turns people into affectless ambulatory vegetables.

Google previewThe Describer's Dictionary (1995)

A Treasury of Terms and Literary Quotations by David Grambs

cold unfeeling, impervious, icy, affectless, impersonal, stone-like, unyielding inexpressive unforthcoming, reserved, uncommunicative, unresponsive, withdrawn unyielding unrelenting, uncompromising, implacable, unbending, unreachable, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Documentary Film 3-Volume Set (2013)

by Ian Aitken

The apparently affectless narration, voiced in the third-person passive by Robert Gardner himself, has been taken to task for its omniscience of its characters« actions and thoughts, at times resulting in a literal one-to-one correspondence ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Postmodernist Literature and Theater (2016)

by Fran Mason

The novel has been influential in the development of cyberpunk, while its deadpan affectless style has resonated with critics and authors with an interest in postmodern identity. Throughout this period, Ballard also developed interests in the ...

Google previewThe Magician's Dictionary (2012)

by Edward Rehmus

AFFECTLESS—Making no pretense offeeling or reaction to anything. AGE OF AOUARIUS — The (approximately) 2000 year cycle of the magician's dictionary / 5.

Google previewThe Meillassoux Dictionary (2014)

by Peter Gratton, Paul J. Ennis

There is no need to detail all those kinds of spectres Meillassoux describes — the dead child, the victims of heinous massacres of all sorts – since only the most affectless of us do not feel the existential weight of the horrors of this or that death , ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Music (2010)

by Emmett G. Price, III, Tammy Kernodle, Horace Maxille

Then, the depressed grooves and almost affectless atmosphere of There's a Riot Going On (1971) alluded to the ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

excessively: effusive, gushing, histrionic emotional, tearfully: maudlin emotionless: affectless, apathetic, cold, deadpan, dispassionate, distant, heartless, impassive, impersonal, indifferent, reserved, staid, stolid, unfeeling, unmoved emotions ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Beat Literature (2009)

by Kurt Hemmer

Above all, far from ex- pressing in free-flowing prose an idealistic desire for communal bonds and spiritual values, the world of Junky is cold, solitary, and grimly affectless. Only in the final quarter, set in Mexico and written during 1952, did the ...

Google previewThe Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film (2013)

by Ian Aitken

The apparently affectless narration, voiced in the third-person passive by Robert Gardner himself , has ...

Google previewThe New American Webster Handy College Dictionary (2006)

Includes Abbreviations, Geographical Names, Foreign Words and Phrases, Forms of Address, Weights and Measures, Signs and Symbols by Albert Morehead, Philip D. Morehead, Loy Morehead

affectless, adj. unemotional, cold. affect, effect <*• These two verbs have a wide range of meanings, many of which overlap. For clarity, use affect to mean influence or imitate, effect to mean bring about. The noun affect has the specialized and ...

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Scrabble value of A1F4F4E1C3T1L1E1S1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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