affected

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əˈfɛktɪd/
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  • Hyphenation: af‧fect‧ed

Adjective[edit]

affected ‎(comparative more affected, superlative most affected)

  1. Influenced or changed by something.
    The affected compass was impossible to use, so we got lost.
  2. Simulated in order to impress.
    He spoke with an affected English accent.
  3. Emotionally moved; touched.
  4. (algebra, archaic) adfected.
    an affected equation
  5. Resulting from a mostly negative physical effect or transformation.

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Noun[edit]

affected ‎(plural affecteds)

  1. Someone affected, as by a disease.

Verb[edit]

affected

  1. simple past tense and past participle of affect
    The thunderstorm affected the compass, and we got lost.

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