affected 1 of 3

as in arrogant
self-consciously trying to present an appearance of grandeur or importance with her pinkie extended, the four-year-old held her tiny teacup in that affected manner that some women have

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2 of 3

verb (1)

past tense of affect


3 of 3

verb (2)

past tense of affect

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“Affected.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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