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affecting

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of affecting

  1. having the power to affect the feelings or sympathies the affecting final scene in the play, when the children are reunited with their father Synonyms moving, emotional, impactful, impressive, poignant, stirring, touchingRelated Words eloquent, expressive, meaningful, significant; demonstrative, excitable, feeling, passionate, responsive, sensitive; exciting, inspirational, provoking, rousing, stimulating; dramatic, histrionic, melodramatic, theatrical (also theatric); catharticNear Antonyms cold, cool, detached, dispassionate, emotionless; deadpanAntonyms unaffecting, unemotional, unimpressive



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