Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an affected or assumed manner; with affectation; hypocritically; with more show than reality: as, to walk affectedly; affectedly civil.
  • With tender care; lovingly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In an affected manner; hypocritically; with more show than reality.
  • adverb obsolete Lovingly; with tender care.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In an affected manner; hypocritically; with more show than reality.
  • adverb obsolete lovingly; with tender care

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in an affected manner

Etymologies

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affected +‎ -ly

Examples

  • "Yes," he replied, drawling out the name affectedly, "I am M. Wilkie."

    Baron Trigault's Vengeance

  • An _if_, or a _but_, or a mortified look, or a languid defence, or an ambiguous shake of the head, or a hasty word affectedly recalled, will demolish a character more effectually, than the whole artillery of malice when openly levelled against it.

    Essays on Various Subjects Principally Designed for Young Ladies

  • 'affectedly' she had killed herself, and turned away from it.

    Dream Tales and Prose Poems

  • The play into film that so captured hearts with Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman was for me, at least, completely unmoving, due to the affectedly mannered Ms. Redgrave.

    Gwen Davis: Dissing Miss Daisy

  • The play into film that so captured hearts with Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman was for me, at least, completely unmoving, due to the affectedly mannered Ms. Redgrave.

    Gwen Davis: Dissing Miss Daisy

  • "See you in Sochi," the Russians 'somewhat affectedly chummy slogan for the 2014 Games, seems to emblematize their collective desire for a very different outcome this time.

    Hamster Balls to Inflatable Beavers: Experiments in Tackiness at the Closing Ceremonies

  • "See you in Sochi," the Russians 'somewhat affectedly chummy slogan for the 2014 Games, seems to emblematize their collective desire for a very different outcome this time.

    Elise Crane: Hamster Balls to Inflatable Beavers: Experiments in Tackiness at the Closing Ceremonies

  • The play into film that so captured hearts with Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman was for me, at least, completely unmoving, due to the affectedly mannered Ms. Redgrave, who seems to have grown more stagy with every role, including those in films.

    Gwen Davis: Dissing Miss Daisy

  • The play into film that so captured hearts with Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman was for me, at least, completely unmoving, due to the affectedly mannered Ms. Redgrave, who seems to have grown more stagy with every role, including those in films.

    Gwen Davis: Dissing Miss Daisy

  • The play into film that so captured hearts with Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman was for me, at least, completely unmoving, due to the affectedly mannered Ms. Redgrave, who seems to have grown more stagy with every role, including those in films.

    Gwen Davis: Dissing Miss Daisy

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