Pronunciation: (u-fek'tid),[key] —adj. 1. acted upon; influenced.
2. influenced in a harmful way; impaired, harmed, or attacked, as by climate or disease.
3. (of the mind or feelings) impressed; moved; touched: She was deeply affected by their generosity.
Pronunciation: (u-fek'tid),[key] —adj. 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.