affectedly

affected

2 [uh-fek-tid]
adjective
1.
assumed artificially; unnatural; feigned: affected sophistication; an affected British accent.
2.
assuming or pretending to possess that which is not natural: Her affected wealth and social pedigree are so obviously false that it's embarrassing.
3.
inclined or disposed: well affected toward the speaker's cause.
4.
held in affection; fancied: a novel much affected by our grandparents.

Origin:
1525–35; affect2 + -ed2

affectedly, adverb
affectedness, noun
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affected1 (əˈfɛktɪd)
 
adj
1.  deeply moved, esp by sorrow or grief: he was greatly affected by her departure
2.  changed, esp detrimentally
 
[C17: from affect1 + -ed²]

affected2 (əˈfɛktɪd)
 
adj
1.  behaving, speaking, etc, in an artificial or assumed way, esp in order to impress others
2.  feigned: affected indifference
3.  archaic inclined; disposed
 
[C16: from affect² + -ed²]
 
af'fectedly2
 
adv
 
af'fectedness2
 
n

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affected
pp. adj. from affect (v.); 1530s in the now-obs. sense "favorably disposed;" meaning "artificially displayed" is recorded from 1580s.
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affect af·fect (ə-fěkt')
v. af·fect·ed, af·fect·ing, af·fects

  1. To have an influence on or affect a change in.

  2. To attack or infect, as a disease.

n. (āf'ěkt')
  1. A feeling or emotion as distinguished from thought, or action.

  2. A strong feeling with active consequences.

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