Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not changed, modified, or affected.
  • adjective Marked by lack of affectation; unpretentious or sincere. synonym: naive.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not affected.
  • Not moved; not having the heart or passions touched; destitute of affection or emotion.
  • Not showing affectation; plain; natural; not artificial; simple.
  • Real; not pretended; sincere: as, unaffected sorrow.

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

  • adjective Not affected or moved; destitute of affection or emotion; uninfluenced.
  • adjective Free from affectation; plain; simple; natural; real; sincere; genuine.

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

  • adjective Lacking pretense or affectation; natural.
  • noun Someone not affected, as by a disease.

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

  • adjective free of artificiality; sincere and genuine
  • adjective unaware of or indifferent to
  • adjective undergoing no change when acted upon
  • adjective emotionally unmoved

Etymologies

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un- +‎ affected.

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