And like so many people, 9/11 affected me deeply and changed my life in a profound way.
If the law is passed, exactly how many women in Arkansas would be affected?
According to the AP, as of October, there were only four people still alive who be affected by this legislation.
Women are in danger already; if the troops go, the people who will be most affected will be women and children.
The book tells the story of how Hurricane Katrina affected the lives of seven survivors in New Orleans.
The lung was not yet attacked, but the bronchial tubes were affected.
I said, that I should not be affected by the splendour of even a royal title.
Again, the influence of English ideas has affected their public worship.
Like many of the courtiers, Mistress Fitton affected the society of the players.
For my part, my heart was so affected that I could not say a word.
late 14c., "mental state," from Latin noun use of affectus "furnished, supplied, endowed," figuratively "disposed, constituted, inclined," past participle of afficere "to do; treat, use, manage, handle; act on; have influence on, do something to," a verb of broad meaning, from ad- "to" (see ad-) + facere (past participle factus) "do" (see factitious). Perhaps obsolete except in psychology. Related: Affects.
"to make an impression on," 1630s; earlier "to attack" (c.1600), "act upon, infect" (early 15c.), from affect (n.). Related: Affected; affecting.
"to make a pretense of," 1660s, earlier "to assume the character of (someone)" (1590s); originally in English "to aim at, aspire to, desire" (early 15c.), from Middle French affecter (15c.), from Latin affectare "to strive after, aim at," frequentative of afficere (past participle affectus) "to do something to, act on" (see affect (n.)). Related: Affected; affecting.
affect af·fect (ə-fěkt')
v. af·fect·ed, af·fect·ing, af·fects
To have an influence on or affect a change in.
To attack or infect, as a disease.
A feeling or emotion as distinguished from thought, or action.
A strong feeling with active consequences.