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affecting

[uh-fek-ting] /əˈfɛk tɪŋ/
adjective
1.
moving or exciting the feelings or emotions.
Origin of affecting
1555-1565
First recorded in 1555-65; affect1 + -ing2
Related forms
affectingly, adverb
nonaffecting, adjective
nonaffectingly, adverb
unaffecting, adjective
Synonyms
touching, pathetic, piteous, stirring.
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affecting

/əˈfɛktɪŋ/
adjective
1.
evoking feelings of pity, sympathy, or pathos; moving
Derived Forms
affectingly, adverb
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