affected

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
affect

Third-person singular
affects

Past tense
affected

Past participle
affected

Present participle
affecting

  1. The past tense and past participle of affect.

Adjective[change]

Positive
affected

Comparative
more affected

Superlative
most affected

  1. If x is affected by y, then y causes a change in x.
    The girls are still very affected by the loss of their father.
  2. If something that somebody does is affected, it is not natural or not real.
    The young ladies looked on with affected interest.
    He spoke with a very affected accent.

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