Affect

Word AFFECT
Character 6
Hyphenation af fect
Pronunciations /əˈfɛkt/

Definitions and meanings of "Affect"

What do we mean by affect?

To influence or alter.

To move to emotion.

Of an illness or condition, to infect or harm (a part of the body).

To dispose or incline.

To tend to by affinity or disposition.

To assign; to appoint.

A verb meaning 'to influence' or 'cause change on something' . Affect is usually confused with the word effect Urban Dictionary

To deeply feel something when something is said to you. Urban Dictionary

Something you do to make yourself seem cooler than you are. A lot of the time you don't really realize you're doing it, but all of the time you look a fool to everyone watching, assuming they've grown up more than you have. Almost everyone has some affectations, but people with a lot of them stick out like sore thumbs and they don't even know it. See try-hard. People in high school and college (especially) tend to have a lot of affectations because they are stupid. Or because they don't have the life experience to know that they are being stupid. Oftentimes both. Urban Dictionary

A physical way of showing just how much you love someone. Its a fondness that consumes you. Wanting to touch, tickle, kiss, hug, or hold. Urban Dictionary

1. Fondness, especially towards another person; warm liking; feelings of passion, like, or love. 2. Emotion or feeling (often used in plural) Urban Dictionary

To facetime your girl and show your liking towards her Urban Dictionary

(verb) The feeling you get from smoking pot a.k.a. marijuana to police and grandparents. To get affected. To be affected. To wish I was affected. OK, now I have to go get affected. Urban Dictionary

Telling someone how much you adore them and giving them a reassuring. It can be shown physically too by cuddling or kissing Urban Dictionary

The outward expression of emotion. To emote Urban Dictionary

Something a lame ass wannabe does or weres (i.e. wiggers are loaded with affectations, do i really have to be more specific) Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Affect

The word "affect" in example sentences

Do you think of yourself as a Korean-American writer, and does this acceptance or rejection of the label affect how you write and market your work? ❋ Unknown (2006)

The teabagger voices were dominating the news, the republicans not shying away from some of the most offensive comments and signs shown at these rallies embraced the teabaggers and in affect all of the craziness that has accompanied them. ❋ Unknown (2010)

I prefer a more scientific materialist viewpoint myself, that affect is rooted in the kinaesthetics of physiology and is therefore as much a part of physical nature as any other sensory experience. ❋ Hal Duncan (2009)

Sadly, it has been used to "clean-up" Portland's image – to in affect hide the problem of homelessness – during the Rose Festival and other public times. ❋ Unknown (2010)

In fact, many voted for Obama and by dissing the Republicans he is in affect dissing the population of those states. sickoflibs ❋ Unknown (2009)

But one thing it does not affect is certainly the mind and let me tell you, in the film that she had just seen, which was the premiere called Inkheart, it had flying monkeys that were lifted from The Wizard of Oz. Now Megan, 11 years old at the time, told me after the movie was over “Uh Brendan, you know the flying monkeys have been done before.” ❋ Unknown (2010)

Each of those ways of using the revenue has different implications for specific households but the “average” affect is still the same. ❋ Unknown (2009)

How does/did Frankenstein affect art in general during the 19th Century? ❋ Unknown (2009)

It doesn't take a great stretch of the imagination to see that there will be a tremendous ripple affect from the passage of this bill. ❋ Unknown (2009)

To the extent that cultures are prevented from interacting with each other, the ‘we the kids’ vs ‘the establishment’ affect is probably fostered. ❋ Unknown (2010)

CO2 can and does warm the planet, but the affect is less than critical. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Usually all you can hope to affect is where the 'last seat' in each constituency goes. ❋ Nwhyte (2010)

May I remind him that the people of this country voted for the Republican Senators as well and when the POTUS only meets with the Democratic Senators, he is in affect turning his back on the population who are Republican or Independants. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Bob Woodward's affect is that of a human tape recorder. ❋ Russ Baker (2010)

During our initial job hunting stages, the post-dot com recession was already in affect, and shortly after graduation, 9-11 really through a wrench into our plans. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The net affect is no different, no, but there is significance in this in regards underlying motivation and how one goes about doing something about it. ❋ Unknown (2010)

There's no telling the longterm affect of the Deepwater Horizon, which continues to gush after nearly three months. ❋ Unknown (2010)

1. [Twinkies], Ho-hos and ding-dongs will affect your heart in a a negative way 2. Not protecting your computer with an [anti-virus] may affect its performance due to the possible presence of many a harmful [virii]. ❋ Squirrelavenger (2007)

v. [Yo], that affects me, [you know what I'm sayin']? ❋ Whoak (2010)

The college sophomore down the hall who wears a fedora every day (known, unknowingly, to his hallmates as "[Fedora Guy]"): "I like to think I'm an endearingly mysterious gentleman." The kid with the fake accent/other [contrived] manner of speaking: "The way I casually throw in [SAT words] into my everyday speech makes the [Normals] uncomfortable, which is really cool because that means I'm impressing them and earning their respect." Self-proclaimed nerd: "I really like showing people that I know a whole lot about really obscure things like math and the internet, because when I meet people who are 'in the know' like me and who actually deserve to be in my presence, they'll know what I'm talking about and they'll be really impressed, which is epic hacks!" Dumb college kid at top-tier liberal arts school: "I'm so glad I've finally found a community where people like me can [just bounce] ideas off one another. I'm really excited about completely changing the way I think about everything by surrounding myself with such a diverse population of people who are exactly like me. Also I really really care about the actually important stuff, like politics and [Darfur] and voting and political correctness and intellectual conversations and getting drunk once in a while and [being offended] while remaining open-minded." Generic affected individual: "What? No, that's not an affectation, that's just the way I've always done that. No, you've got it all wrong--I do it for a reason. Plus--heh heh--it just plain looks cool." [No dice], buddy. ❋ Futanari Basashi (2009)

[My lover's] [constant] affection is a great [reminder] of how much he cares for me. ❋ CountryAngel (2006)

1. She [nibbled] on his [ear] as a sign of [affection]. 2. He did not know how to show his affections. ❋ MissyKittyKitKat (2005)

[Anna] [showed] affection to all her friends and [family]. ❋ Abby Lindel (2021)

I got so affected last night that I had some [serious] blind-screamin' [munchies] [later]. ❋ The Vanilla Godzilla (2017)

By [telling] him she loves him she’s [showing] [affection] ❋ Sweeeeeert (2019)

Everyone appeared to be upset with the passing [Grandma] mother while [Grandad] appear to have no [affect] ❋ Breaking Dancing On Cardboard (2019)

❋ Anonymous (2003)

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