affecting

[uh-fek-ting]

Origin of affecting

First recorded in 1555–65; affect1 + -ing2
Related formsaf·fect·ing·ly, adverbnon·af·fect·ing, adjectivenon·af·fect·ing·ly, adverbun·af·fect·ing, adjective

Synonyms for affecting

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affecting

adjective
  1. evoking feelings of pity, sympathy, or pathos; moving
Derived Formsaffectingly, adverb
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