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Synonyms for affected

Synonyms for (adjective) affected

Synonyms: affected Definition: acted upon; influenced

Similar words: impressed Definition: deeply or markedly affected or influenced

Similar words: stricken, struck, smitten Definition: (used in combination) affected by something overwhelming Usage: conscience-smitten; awe-struck

Similar words: stage-struck Definition: infatuated with or enthralled by the theater especially the desire to act

Similar words: subject Definition: likely to be affected by something Usage: the bond is subject to taxation; he is subject to fits of depression

Similar words: taken Definition: be affected with an indisposition Usage: the child was taken ill; couldn't tell when he would be taken drunk

Similar words: wonder-struck Definition: affected by or overcome with wonder

Synonyms: affected, unnatural Definition: speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression

Similar words: strained, agonistic Definition: struggling for effect Usage: agonistic poses

Similar words: artificial, hokey, stilted, contrived Definition: artificially formal Usage: that artificial humility that her husband hated; contrived coyness; a stilted letter of acknowledgment; when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation

Similar words: constrained, forced, strained Definition: lacking spontaneity; not natural Usage: a constrained smile; forced heartiness; a strained smile

Similar words: elocutionary Definition: (used of style of speaking) overly embellished Usage: an elocutionary Oxonian delivery

Similar words: mannered Definition: having unnatural mannerisms Usage: brief, mannered and unlifelike idiom

Similar words: plummy Definition: (of a voice) affectedly mellow and rich Usage: the radio announcer's plummy voice

Synonyms: moved, touched, stirred, affected Definition: being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion Usage: too moved to speak; very touched by the stranger's kindness

Similar words: sick Definition: deeply affected by a strong feeling Usage: sat completely still, sick with envy; she was sick with longing