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- adv. In a manner so as to affect.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In an affecting manner; is a manner to excite emotions.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an affecting manner; in a manner to excite emotion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a poignant or touching manner
affecting + -ly (Wiktionary)