Synonyms for affected

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-fek-tid
Phonetic Transcription : əˈfɛk tɪd

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Définition of affected

Origin :
  • past participle adjective from affect (v.2); 1530s in the now-obsolete sense "favorably disposed" (preserved in disaffected); meaning "artificially displayed" is recorded from 1580s.
  • adj deeply moved or hurt emotionally
  • adj changed in a bad or artificial way
Example sentences :
  • They affected that they never habitually thought of lesser concerns.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • She stood aghast all this time, partly with real, partly with affected, surprise.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • I said, that I should not be affected by the splendour of even a royal title.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • Like many of the courtiers, Mistress Fitton affected the society of the players.
  • Extract from : « The Man Shakespeare » by Frank Harris
  • Cadge thinks me still betrothed to John, so she affected to misunderstand.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • Like an inspiration it came to the girl what had affected her so disagreeably in Crane—it was his eyes.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • "Let me know the worst," Madame Permon said, with affected distress.
  • Extract from : « The Boy Life of Napoleon » by Eugenie Foa
  • The individual so affected appears to lose all sense of its surroundings.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • If they watched me furtively whenever I went out of doors, I affected not to see it.
  • Extract from : « Green Mansions » by W. H. Hudson
  • He entered with a face of suppressed joy and affected melancholy.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth

Antonyms for affected

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