Affected

Definition of Affected

Af`fect´ed   Pronunciation: ăf`fĕkt´ĕd
p. p. & a.1.Regarded with affection; beloved.
His affected Hercules.
- Chapman.
2.Inclined; disposed; attached.
How stand you affected to his wish?
- Shak.
3.Given to false show; assuming or pretending to possess what is not natural or real.
He is . . . too spruce, too affected, too odd.
- Shak.
4.Assumed artificially; not natural.
Affected coldness and indifference.
- Addison.
5.(Alg.) Made up of terms involving different powers of the unknown quantity; adfected; as, an affected equation.

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