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Affected (pretentious; phony) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's essential words for the GRE, which includes 800 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.

Affected is a member of the word family affect, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the adjective affected

What does affected mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more affected / most affected

  1. acted upon; influenced
  2. speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression
  3. being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion

Alternative definition of the adjective affected


  1. influenced or changed by something
  2. simulated in order to impress
  3. Emotionally moved; touched.

Definition of the noun affected

What does affected mean as a name of something?


  1. Someone affected, as by a disease.

Definition of the verb affected

What does affected mean as a doing word?


  1. past of affect

Phrases with affected

  1. affected role
  2. ill-affected

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for affected

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Google previewAlterity and Facticity (2012)

New Perspectives on Husserl by N. Depraz, D. Zahavi

Being affected means to be in a proximity to it. If perception were understood as interpretation then the perception would not include the proximity to things, but would rather enjoy a (reflective) distance which would turn perception in a ...

Google previewSelf and Emotional Life (2013)

Philosophy, Psychoanalysis, and Neuroscience by Adrian Johnston, Catherine Malabou

Being affected means to be modified—that is, altered, changed—by the impact of an encounter, be it with another subject or an object. But, what, exactly, is modified by this encounter, and why does this modification create an emotional, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Clinical Child and Pediatric Psychology (2003)

by Thomas H. Ollendick, Carolyn S. Schroeder

Because affected children typically show advanced skeletal maturation, a radiograph is typically ordered to determine bone age. Imaging studies of the head such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are often ordered in an effort to detect ...

Google previewBuilding Law Encyclopaedia (2009)

by David Chappell, Michael Dunn, Michael Cowlin

Materially affected — fails to insure in accordance with clause 33.3; or — is in repudiatory breach of contract. The phrase is used within the termination provisions at clauses 38 (termination by the employer) and clause 39 ( termination by the ...

Google previewBuilding Contract Dictionary (2008)

by David Chappell, Vincent Powell-Smith, Derek Marshall, Simon Cavender

Materially affected Clause 31 of the NEC (qv) sets out the minimum requirements that should appear on any such initial programme or on any revised version of it and in the contract data facility is provided for the employer to stipulate the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of AIDS (2003)

by G.C. Satpathy

Affected. by. HIV/AIDS. (GIPA). The HIV/AIDS pandemic has been rapidly increasing all over the world. Knowing fully well its deadly consequences and threat to the whole world there was an urgent need to mobilize international support to ...

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Quotes about affected

As I grew up in that world and saw how much it affected her world and how much it affected our childhood, it made me very aware of politics. Of course, I have my own private feelings and thoughts, but I don't care to share them. (Natasha Richardson)
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Scrabble value of A1F4F4E1C3T1E1D2

The value of this 8-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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