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Definition of the noun affectedness
What does affectedness mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: affectednesses
- the quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others)
- lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
- antonym: unaffectedness
- more generic word: unnaturalness = the quality of being unnatural or not based on natural principles
- more specific words:
- a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of affectedness: affectation / mannerism / pose
- more generic words: feigning / pretence / pretending / pretense / simulation = the act of giving a false appearance
- more specific terms:
Alternative definition of the noun affectedness
- The state or quality of being affected.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for affectedness
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by L. Agosta
Affectedness is the way in which one individual is open to the emotional life of the other and the other's expression of affects,
Empathy is not reducible to affectedness; but affectedness is a significant distinction upon which 30 2 Delivering ...
Dinosaurs Or Dynamos? (1999)
The United Nations and the World Bank at the Turn of the Century by Helge Ole Bergesen, Leiv Lunde
The final example of a global bad that belongs to this category of direct affectedness is the AIDS epidemic. If not contained, it spreads easily across borders ...
Ruin Memories (2014)
Materialities, Aesthetics and the Archaeology of the Recent Past by Bjørnar Olsen, Þóra Pétursdóttir
Rather, affectedness is a provocation, and, as Butler (2012: 8) suggests we can ' turn aside from provocation, and much ofethical life depends on how well any of us respond to provocations.' Provocations are precarious and fragile; one might ...
by Frank Schalow, Alfred Denker
AFFECTEDNESS (Betroffenheit). Affectedness belongs to the existential constitution of being-there and has its corresponding mode of understanding. The prior disclosedness of the world belongs to being-in, and makes it possible that we can ...
by Bill Bryson
There is no difference between these two except length and a certain inescapable affectedness on the part of prior to. To paraphrase Bernstein, if you would use posterior to instead of after, then by all means use prior to instead of before.
by Thomas Sheridan
AFFECTEDNESS, af-fek'-ted-nese. s. The quality ...
Encyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)
AFFECTEDNESS. n.s. [from afeard.] The quality of being affected, or of making false appearances. AFFECTIO Bovina, a disease incident to black cattle, occasioned by a little worm, bred between, the flesh and the skin ; which works its way ...
by Paul Zollo
volcanism Zionism EK-SHUN-IST perfectionist projectionist protectionist resurrectionist EK-SI-TI biconvexity complexity convexity perplexity EK-TED- NESS affectedness dejectedness unaffectedness unexpectedness EK-TI-BL collectable ...
by David HERMAN, Manfred JAHN, Marie-Laure RYAN
in terms of more versus less agency, dynamism, and affectedness. In this way, speakers can downplay or foreground characters' (as well as ...
by Thomas Sheridan
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Scrabble value of A1F4F4E1C3T1E1D2N1E1S1S1
The value of this 12-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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