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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv affectedly in an affected manner
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Jo laid herself on the sofa and affected to read Jo laid herself on the sofa and affected to read

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Lack of sleep can affect your immune system and reduce your ability to fight infections
    • Affectedly In an affected manner; hypocritically; with more show than reality.
    • Affectedly Lovingly; with tender care.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Catnip can affect lions and tigers as well as house cats. It excites them because it contains a chemical that resembles an excretion of the dominant female's urine. Cats have 32 muscles in each ear.
    • affectedly In an affected or assumed manner; with affectation; hypocritically; with more show than reality: as, to walk affectedly; affectedly civil.
    • affectedly With tender care; lovingly.
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  • Edward M. Forster
    “The final test for a novel will be our affection for it, as it is the test of our friends, and of anything else which we cannot define.”
  • Ovid
    “Luck affects everything. Let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it there will be a fish.”
  • Stephen R. Covey
    “Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us.”
  • Walter Benjamin
    “Gifts must affect the receiver to the point of shock.”
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    “A great person is one who affects the mind of their generation.”
  • James Martineau
    James Martineau
    “Grief is only the memory of widowed affections.”


In literature:

Robespierre affected to respect him.
"History of the Girondists, Volume I" by Alphonse de Lamartine
We have also used the lead and oil with splendid results in treating trees affected with canker.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
He refuses to be put under obedience and seems to have a morbid affection for his very condition.
"Explanation of Catholic Morals" by John H. Stapleton
It is also affected by the food and drink.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Vibrations of ether affect the eye.
"The Science of Human Nature" by William Henry Pyle
A scornful affectation and awkward dignity began to be assumed.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
Neither heat nor cold affects the sea so suddenly or so violently as it affects the land.
"Modern Skepticism: A Journey Through the Land of Doubt and Back Again" by Joseph Barker
All praises and censures bestowed on you must equally affect me.
"Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle" by Clement K. Shorter
And thus extremes were every where affected, and the just medium was gradually deserted by all men.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part E. From Charles I. to Cromwell" by David Hume
The feeling of affection is such a normal and essential part of human life that it seeks to find expression at every opportunity.
"Heart and Soul" by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
Business, if not affection, rendered an interview between them necessary.
"Henrietta Temple A Love Story" by Benjamin Disraeli
Affection had to find some outlet.
"The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari" by James S. De Benneville
How does this affect our estimate of the value of "nurture"?
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Generally, through the law of correlation, both hands and feet are similarly affected.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
But underneath the question, what was there, in her very standing motionless, which affected him?
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
But in this country the aggravation is heightened by a new combination of affecting circumstances.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
Health suffers from these thoughts because they affect sleep and appetite.
"The Colored Girl Beautiful" by E. Azalia Hackley
The season, soil, and age of the tree affect the composition of the fruit.
"The Apple" by Various
He thought, too, that the smell of the ink might affect his lungs, though he did not seriously fear it.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
And though they were far from being immoral in their own practice, yet, in their discourse, they affected to undervalue morality.
"Coelebs In Search of a Wife" by Hannah More

In poetry:

Learning, thorny are thy ways,
Thought is weary of the maze;
Let us seek awhile the goal
Where affection rests her soul!
"Dulce Domum," by Helen Maria Williams
Yet milder virtues he possest,
And gentler passions felt,
For in his calm and yielding breast
The soft affections dwelt.
"Edwin and Eltruda, a Legendary Tale" by Helen Maria Williams
There I behold, with sweet delight,
The blessed Three in One;
And strong affections fix my sight
On God's incarnate Son.
"Hymn 162" by Isaac Watts
How did I watch his infant years,
Through fond affection blind,
And hop'd the comfort of my age
In Jemmy's love to find!
"A Ballad" by Jane Bowdler
Could you in what you so affect
The utmost summit reach;
Beyond what fondest friends expect,
Or skilfullest masters teach:
"To A Young Lady, On Being Too Fond Of Music" by Charles Lamb
Who told them that the faithful wife,
Who was the queen of home,
Were due all his affections, that
He had no time to roam?
"Sam Jones" by Frank Barbour Coffin

In news:

Saturn's oblong orbit around the Sun exposes different parts of Titan to different amounts of sunlight, which affect the cycles of precipitation and evaporation in those areas.
Given the common presentation of limb asymmetry, these panelists describe how leg length discrepancy affects orthotic prescription.
Surface Weather Affects Life at Bottom of the Sea.
Ataxia is a group of debilitating neurological diseases that affects 150-thousand Americans, causing serious problems with movement, balance, speech and vision.
Performers from tiny islands in the central Pacific have traveled halfway around the world to State College to share their affection for their vanishing atolls and ways of life.
Climate Affecting Atopic Dermatitis, Study Shows.
Atopic dermatitis is a highly pruritic chronic inflammatory skin disorder affecting 10—20% of children worldwide.
LSU Coach Les Miles said Wednesday the recent and sudden increase in attrition will not adversely affect his No.
A drought-affected wheat field in San Isidro de Cienega, Mexico, via Reuters.
Some estimates say that 75 percent of those affected, some 30 million people, are women.
The policy affects "open or avowed homosexuals".
Back pain affects about 80% of Americans at some point in their lives.
A study published Wednesday in JAMA found that, among a small subset of patients with breast cancer, axillary dissection in patients with sentinel node metastases does not significantly affect survival rates.
The devastation left by Hurricane Sandy affected millions who were without power.
Ricardo Pimentel will blog mostly on issues affecting metro San Antonio and Texas, based on the notion that "present progressive" can be more than a verb tense.

In science:

This suggests that the effect is not related to singularities of the CY manifold (which would also affect the bulk theory), but rather to singularities of the gauge bundle.
Conformal field theory, boundary conditions and applications to string theory
AL, AR acting respectively on the left and right-handed fermions, are respectively affected by a sign ⊖ and ⊕.
Left-Right Symmetric Models in Noncommutative Geometries?
However if the action AV was affected by a sign, it would mean that this algebra act only on a particular fermion chirality.
Left-Right Symmetric Models in Noncommutative Geometries?
The signs in the matrix of multiplicities can be affected by relative numbers.
Left-Right Symmetric Models in Noncommutative Geometries?
The (symmetric) matrix of natural numbers (mij ) with each mij affected by our previous sign is by definition the matrix of multiplicities µij = signij mij .
Left-Right Symmetric Models in Noncommutative Geometries?
Without affecting the walk problems, we may restrict L and C to the linear span of S, so that L, S, and C have the same linear span.
Random Walk in an Alcove of an Affine Weyl Group, and Non-Colliding Random Walks on an Interval
The gravitational force is much less than the electrostatic force, but gravity affects space-time, whose effects on the electromagnetic field are considered here.
General Relativistic Modification of a Pulsar Electromagnetic Field
Only future developments in non-perturbative quantum gravity, and, in particular, the way such developments will affect calculations using non-anticommutative geometry, can provide us with deeper insights into these problems.
Non-Anticommutative Quantum Gravity
The coefficients of the 1/λ term (and higher gi ’s) only affect the length scale of the universal oscillations.
Free Random Levy Matrices
But from the following proof one can see that this will not affect our inductive step).
Simple algebras of Weyl type
We show that the process Φi is not affected by the condition that the path is closed.
Random walks on hyperbolic groups and their Riemann surfaces
Modifying slightly the derivation carried out above, one obtains that the corresponding process φi is still not affected by the condition of return, and is such that p(φi = h/6) = p(φi = −h/6) = 1/2.
Random walks on hyperbolic groups and their Riemann surfaces
Only the metric properties are affected by u.
Random walks on hyperbolic groups and their Riemann surfaces
They affect all main features of the theory and the interpretation of statistical models .
Phase transitions and random matrices
All the above is deeply affected by phase transitions.
Phase transitions and random matrices