- lacking feeling or emotion; indifferent to the suffering of others: an affectless, futuristic drama in which the human characters are virtually robots.
Origin of affectless
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Examples from the Web for affectless
And there you are, years later, a jaded, affectless, neurotic, disenchanted, sad person.
At such times she showed an affectless, impulsive excitement.
On another occasion, when asked where she was, she said: "I am at the ball—I am going to Heaven—don't shoot me" (affectless).
- showing no emotion or concern for others
- not giving rise to any emotion or feelingan affectless novel
C20: from affect 1 (sense 4) + -less
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