What is the opposite of affected?

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Adjective
Opposite of unnatural, artificial or fake in nature
Adjective
Opposite of hurt emotionally
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Opposite of having affection or warm regard for
Adjective
Opposite of deceptively artificial or fake in nature
“The beauty of a tailored suit is that you can add personal touches to make your suit look genuine and unique.”
Adjective
Opposite of involving the use of exaggerated or flowery writing or language
Adjective
Opposite of intended to impress in a showy manner
“Today, she had chosen a modest blue dress with tiny bits of lace at the bodice, sleeves, and hem.”
Adjective
Opposite of tending to ask questions or to investigate, typically for information or knowledge
“Tom wasn't accustomed to detail and became apathetic to what his coach had to say.”
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Opposite of deeply moved emotionally
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Opposite of showy in speech and given to using flowery or elaborate terms
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(keen on) Opposite of having an attraction to
“I have a deep physical attraction towards Boris, but I'm completely indifferent to his personality.”
Adjective
Opposite of overwhelmed with emotion
“He appeared to be largely unaffected by the tragic news of his mother's death.”
Adjective
Opposite of having an especially high opinion of oneself, usually with contempt for others
“His attitude was too humble, and the tone of his voice too supplicatory to be resisted.”
Adjective
Opposite of involved in a given matter
“Anyone uninvolved in the daily operation of community-supported agriculture is likely to underestimate the number of resources needed to make it function smoothly.”
Adjective
Opposite of characterized, or marked, by much busy (or stressful) activity
“As a normal, relaxed, and laid back person, I find the whole phenomenon just really odd.”
Adjective
(of a quality or result) Opposite of achieved or maintained by careful and deliberate effort
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Opposite of characterized by exaggerated or affected politeness, refinement, or respectability
Adjective
Opposite of done to excess
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(of a person) Opposite of strictly conventional in one's manner or behavior
“She was elegant and bookish, while he was casual and endearingly laid-back.”
Adjective
Opposite of showing some kind of connection or relation to a common interest
“For uninvolved groups, there will be no privileges granted.”
Adjective
Opposite of easily offended or shocked, especially by sexual matters
Adjective
Opposite of insecure with oneself
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Opposite of being easily influenced (especially of young people)
Adjective
Opposite of piously self-assured and smugly moralistic
Adjective
Opposite of of or pertaining to euphemism
Adjective
Opposite of overly sentimental, emotional, maudlin or bathetic
Adjective
Opposite of graceful and stylish in appearance or manner
“Cal snorted in an extremely unladylike and inelegant way before she spoke to her girlfriend.”
Adjective
Opposite of involved in a given action or situation
Adjective
Opposite of exhibiting behavior or mannerisms considered unmasculine
“His presence and air had the appearance of frankness, ingenuousness, and manly confidence.”
Verb
Opposite of to have determined or dictated
“There were several factors that hindered my ability to complete the task.”
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Opposite of to have caused or brought about through action
“The competence of our engineers prevented an engine failure.”
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Opposite of past tense for to influence, usually emotionally
“You almost have to desensitize yourself to the madness just to stay sane.”
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Opposite of past tense for to make a false show or pretense of
“He tries hard to fulfill duties that represent honesty and kindness.”
Verb
(somewhat rare) Opposite of past tense for to be a regular patron or visitor of
“Grey Worm would openly shun the attention given to him by Missandei, though deep down he desired her.”
Verb
(rare) Opposite of past tense for to have an attraction to or feel affection for someone
“I despise that woman who so vehemently defended my close friend's tormentor.”
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