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unaffected1

[uhn-uh-fek-tid] /ˌʌn əˈfɛk tɪd/
adjective
1.
free from affectation; sincere; genuine:
The man showed unaffected grief at the death of his former opponent.
2.
unpretentious, as a personality or literary style.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; un-1 + affected2
Related forms
unaffectedly, adverb
unaffectedness, noun
Synonyms
1. plain, natural, simple, honest, real, unfeigned, artless; naive, guileless.

unaffected2

[uhn-uh-fek-tid] /ˌʌn əˈfɛk tɪd/
adjective
1.
not affected, acted upon, or influenced; unchanged; unaltered:
The laboratory clock remained accurate, unaffected by the explosion.
Origin
1580-90; un-1 + affected1
Synonyms
unmoved, untouched, unimpressed, unstirred.
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  • Watching programs that come from your cable or satellite feed are unaffected.
  • The dense sphere will also be virtually unaffected by radiation pressure from sunlight.
  • And so, the ability of a household to pay a mortgage is unaffected in that situation.
  • When album sales began to crumble and radio fragmented, these bands were mostly unaffected.
  • Ai's place was unaffected, but the artists had approached him for advice.
  • Site blackouts draw attention to the bills from people who otherwise would consider themselves unaffected.
  • The cross-axis component averages to zero, yet the along-axis component remains unaffected.
  • Some subjects revealed huge changes while others remained completely unaffected.
  • We should be completely unaffected by physiological changes in the brain.
  • All that survivors do is to keep doing what they were doing and they are unaffected by the external pressures.
British Dictionary definitions for unaffected

unaffected1

/ˌʌnəˈfɛktɪd/
adjective
1.
unpretentious, natural, or sincere
Derived Forms
unaffectedly, adverb
unaffectedness, noun

unaffected2

/ˌʌnəˈfɛktɪd/
adjective
1.
not affected
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Word Origin and History for unaffected
adj.

1580s, "not influenced, untouched in mind or feeling," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of affect. Meaning "not adopted or assumed, genuine" is recorded from 1590s; that of "not acted upon or altered (by something)" is first attested 1830.

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