adjective un·af·fect·ed \ˌən-ə-ˈfek-təd\

: not influenced or changed mentally, physically, or chemically

: genuine, sincere, or natural

Full Definition of UNAFFECTED

:  not influenced or changed mentally, physically, or chemically
:  free from affectation :  genuine
un·af·fect·ed·ly adverb
un·af·fect·ed·ness noun

Examples of UNAFFECTED

  1. They shortened the book when they made the movie, but the basic story remained unaffected.
  2. He has a friendly and unaffected manner.

First Known Use of UNAFFECTED

circa 1586
UNAFFECTEDLY Defined for Kids


adjective un·af·fect·ed \ˌən-ə-ˈfek-təd\

Definition of UNAFFECTED for Kids

:  not influenced or changed <My concentration was unaffected by the constant noise.>
:  free from false behavior intended to impress others :  genuine <an unaffected manner>


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