Speak and write with confidence.

To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (adjective) affected

Synonyms: affected Definition: acted upon; influenced

Hypernyms: impressed Definition: deeply or markedly affected or influenced

Hypernyms: stricken, struck, smitten Definition: (used in combination) affected by something overwhelming Usage: conscience-smitten; awe-struck

Hypernyms: stage-struck Definition: infatuated with or enthralled by the theater especially the desire to act

Hypernyms: subject Definition: likely to be affected by something Usage: the bond is subject to taxation; he is subject to fits of depression

Hypernyms: taken Definition: be affected with an indisposition Usage: the child was taken ill; couldn't tell when he would be taken drunk

Hypernyms: wonder-struck Definition: affected by or overcome with wonder

Synonyms: affected, unnatural Definition: speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression

Hypernyms: strained, agonistic Definition: struggling for effect Usage: agonistic poses

Hypernyms: artificial, hokey, stilted, contrived Definition: artificially formal Usage: that artificial humility that her husband hated; contrived coyness; a stilted letter of acknowledgment; when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation

Hypernyms: constrained, forced, strained Definition: lacking spontaneity; not natural Usage: a constrained smile; forced heartiness; a strained smile

Hypernyms: elocutionary Definition: (used of style of speaking) overly embellished Usage: an elocutionary Oxonian delivery

Hypernyms: mannered Definition: having unnatural mannerisms Usage: brief, mannered and unlifelike idiom

Hypernyms: plummy Definition: (of a voice) affectedly mellow and rich Usage: the radio announcer's plummy voice

Synonyms: moved, touched, stirred, affected Definition: being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion Usage: too moved to speak; very touched by the stranger's kindness

Hypernyms: sick Definition: deeply affected by a strong feeling Usage: sat completely still, sick with envy; she was sick with longing