from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Acted upon, influenced, or changed.
- adj. Emotionally stirred or moved.
- adj. Infected or attacked, as by disease.
- adj. Assumed or simulated to impress others: an affected accent.
- adj. Speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression.
- adj. Disposed or inclined.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. influenced or changed by something
- adj. simulated in order to impress
- adj. Emotionally moved; touched.
- adj. adfected
- n. Someone affected, as by a disease.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of affect.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Regarded with affection; beloved.
- Inclined; disposed; attached.
- Given to false show; assuming or pretending to possess what is not natural or real.
- Assumed artificially; not natural.
- Made up of terms involving different powers of the unknown quantity; adfected.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Beloved: as, “his affected Hercules,”
- Having an affection, disposition, or inclination of any kind; inclined or disposed: as, well affected to government or toward a project.
- Assumed artificially; not natural: as, affected airs.
- Given to affectation; assuming or pretending to possess characteristics which are not natural or real: as, an affected lady.
- Synonyms Artificial, feigned, insincere. Pretentious, self-conscious.
- Acted upon; influenced; particularly, influenced injuriously; impaired; attacked, as by climate or disease.
- In algebra, same as adfected.
- In the Roman Catholic Church, said of a benefice the collation of which is reserved to persons possessed of certain qualifications; specifically, when the pope, by some disposition of the benefice, prevents the regular collation and tacitly signifies his intention of himself providing for the benefice when it shall become vacant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion
- adj. speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression
- adj. acted upon; influenced
From affect2.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)