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English definition of “affected”

affected

adjective     /əˈfek.tɪd/ disapproving
artificial and not sincere: an affected manner/style of writing I found her very affected.Affected and insincere affectedly     /-li/ adverb She laughed affectedly.Affected and insincere
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