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Adjective
Producing strong feelings and emotions
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“The whole volume constitutes an effort to resolve a problem that must confront anyone who finds the world a deeply affecting yet intangible chimera.”
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Producing powerful feelings or strong, clear images in the mind
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Providing inspiration
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(of a performance or ability) Evoking admiration through quality or skill
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Having a (significant) impact or effect
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Holding one's attention
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Causing distress or emotional turmoil
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Relating to acting or the theater, theatrical
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Feeling or showing grief
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Fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing
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The action or fact of adopting or being adopted
Preposition
Indicating pertinence to two or more parties
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(rare) Instigating the curiosity or attention of someone
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Present participle for to influence, usually emotionally
“Our son claims that romantic comedies don't affect him in the least.”
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Present participle for to make a false show or pretence of
“These affect an air of tired superiority in a world of unoriginal humorists.”
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Present participle for to take on an affectation
“Rosalinda, who was also invited to the party, arrives there, affecting the airs of a Hungarian countess.”
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(somewhat rare) Present participle for to be a regular patron or visitor of
“Vincent and his entourage were known to affect all the fancy clubs in town.”
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(rare) Present participle for to have an attraction to or feel affection for someone
“There is a lady in the country to whom I affect deeply.”
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