Complete Definition of "affected"

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-affected.ogg|Audio (US)

Verb
affected
#past of|affect
#:The thunderstorm affected the compass, and we got lost.

Adjective
en-adj

  1. influenced or changed by something

#:The affected compass was impossible to use, so we got lost.

  1. simulated in order to impress

#:He spoke with an affected English accent.

See also
effected
affectation

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