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Adjective

affected (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
affected

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  1. influenced or changed by something
    The affected compass was impossible to use, so we got lost.
  2. simulated in order to impress
    He spoke with an affected English accent.

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Verb

affected

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of affect.
    The thunderstorm affected the compass, and we got lost.

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