Synonyms for affecting

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-fek-ting
Phonetic Transcription : əˈfɛk tɪŋ

Définition of affecting

Origin :
  • "to make an impression on," 1630s; earlier "to attack" (c.1600), "act upon, infect" (early 15c.), from affect (n.). Related: Affected; affecting.
  • adj moving
Example sentences :
  • Will you doubt, my dear, that my next trial will be the most affecting that I have yet had?
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • Absorbed in the struggle with his conscience he had no least suspicion of how his words were affecting her.
  • Extract from : « The Fortune Hunter » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • The conclusion of this affecting narrative brought them to the house.
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
  • Thy heart is ingenuous and sincere; thy misfortune is poignant and affecting.
  • Extract from : « Imogen » by William Godwin
  • Such was the language, and such the affecting simplicity of the innocent and uncultivated Imogen.
  • Extract from : « Imogen » by William Godwin
  • She shook her head with an affecting and significant motion.
  • Extract from : « Beaux and Belles of England » by Mary Robinson
  • "I think the history of Desdemona is the most affecting of all tales," said Miss Fane.
  • Extract from : « Vivian Grey » by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
  • We take a few—with affecting personal reference in all of them.
  • Extract from : « The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 2, May, 1851 » by Various
  • "They say that it's about me," she continued, affecting indifference.
  • Extract from : « Nana, The Miller's Daughter, Captain Burle, Death of Olivier Becaille » by Emile Zola
  • The dampness was affecting him, and he wrapped his muffler more closely about his neck.
  • Extract from : « The Fat and the Thin » by Emile Zola

Antonyms for affecting

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