In addition to the traditional definition, "affected" can also indicate...

**The above information was pulled together by my brain, in cooperation with my Oxford.

Af*fect"ed (#), p. p. & a.


Regarded with affection; beloved.


His affected Hercules. Chapman.


Inclined; disposed; attached.

How stand you affected his wish? Shak.


Given to false show; assuming or pretending to posses what is not natural or real.

He is . . . too spruce, too affected, too odd. Shak.


Assumed artificially; not natural.

Affected coldness and indifference. Addison.

5. Alg.

Made up of terms involving different powers of the unknown quantity; adfected; as, an affected equation.


© Webster 1913.

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