Definitions

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  • verb archaic Third-person singular simple present indicative form of affect.

Etymologies

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affect +‎ -eth

Examples

  • "affecteth;" and sometimes retains the final syllable of the preterite, as "amazed," "supposed," of which I know not whether it is not to the detriment of our language that we have totally rejected them.

    Lives of the English Poets : Waller, Milton, Cowley

  • Indeed, she loveth those who berhyme her and she affecteth those who set forth her charms and beauty and loveliness in verse, and we may not prevail over her save by wiles and soft speech and beguilement.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Mine eye affecteth mine heart because of all the daughters of my city.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • Mine eye affecteth mine heart because of all the daughters of my city.

    Villaraigosa And Nunez Cut And Run - Video Report

  • I am of opinion, faire Ladies, that there is not any matter, how uneasie or doubtfull soever it may seeme to be; but the man or woman that affecteth fervently, dare boldly attempt, and effectually accomplish.

    The Decameron

  • Imagination is that passion raised in the soul which discovers itself and that which was the efficient of it; to use example, after the eye hath looked upon a thing that is white, the sight of which produceth in the mind a certain impression, this gives us reason to conclude that the object of this impression is white, which affecteth us.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Mine eye affecteth mine heart, because of all the daughters of my city.

    Lamentations 3.

  • Set these things home with a peculiar earnestness; for if you get not to the heart, you do little or nothing; and that which affecteth not is soon forgotten.

    The Reformed Pastor

  • It is he alone which really affecteth the heart and soul with their wants, when they are discovered unto us.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • And although it may be granted that the things there mentioned are rather effects of his operations than adjuncts of his nature, yet he who affecteth wisdom and power in others must first have them himself.

    Pneumatologia

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