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Synonyms of affecting

Verb


1. affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch, change, alter, modify

usage: have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"

2. affect, change, alter, modify

usage: act physically on; have an effect upon; "the medicine affects my heart rate"

3. involve, affect, regard, refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have-to doe with

usage: connect closely and often incriminatingly; "This new ruling affects your business"

4. feign, sham, pretend, affect, dissemble, misrepresent, belie

usage: make believe with the intent to deceive; "He feigned that he was ill"; "He shammed a headache"

5. affect, impress, move, strike

usage: have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"

Adjective


1. affecting, poignant, touching, moving (vs. unmoving)

usage: arousing affect; "the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene"; "poignant grief cannot endure forever"; "his gratitude was simple and touching"

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