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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.
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British Dictionary definitions for unaffectedness

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 unaffectedness

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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