unaffected

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

Definition of unaffected

  1. 1 :  not influenced or changed mentally, physically, or chemically

  2. 2 :  free from affectation :  genuine

unaffectedly

adverb

unaffectedness

noun

Examples of unaffected in a sentence

  1. They shortened the book when they made the movie, but the basic story remained unaffected.

  2. He has a friendly and unaffected manner.

Circa 1586

First Known Use of unaffected

circa 1586


UNAFFECTED Defined for English Language Learners

unaffected

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

Definition of unaffected for English Language Learners

  • : not influenced or changed mentally, physically, or chemically

  • : genuine, sincere, or natural


UNAFFECTED Defined for Kids

unaffected

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

Definition of unaffected for Students

  1. 1 :  not influenced or changed <My concentration was unaffected by the constant noise.>

  2. 2 :  free from false behavior intended to impress others :  genuine <an unaffected manner>



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