Synonyms for affected

Synonyms for (adjective) affected

Synonyms: affected

Definition: acted upon; influenced

Similar words: impressed

Definition: deeply or markedly affected or influenced


Similar words: stricken, struck, smitten

Definition: (used in combination) affected by something overwhelming

Usage: conscience-smitten; awe-struck


Similar words: stage-struck

Definition: infatuated with or enthralled by the theater especially the desire to act


Similar words: subject

Definition: likely to be affected by something

Usage: the bond is subject to taxation; he is subject to fits of depression


Similar words: taken

Definition: be affected with an indisposition

Usage: the child was taken ill; couldn't tell when he would be taken drunk


Similar words: wonder-struck

Definition: affected by or overcome with wonder


Synonyms: affected, unnatural

Definition: speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression

Similar words: strained, agonistic

Definition: struggling for effect

Usage: agonistic poses


Similar words: 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


Similar words: constrained, forced, strained

Definition: lacking spontaneity; not natural

Usage: a constrained smile; forced heartiness; a strained smile


Similar words: elocutionary

Definition: (used of style of speaking) overly embellished

Usage: an elocutionary Oxonian delivery


Similar words: mannered

Definition: having unnatural mannerisms

Usage: brief, mannered and unlifelike idiom


Similar words: 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

Similar words: sick

Definition: deeply affected by a strong feeling

Usage: sat completely still, sick with envy; she was sick with longing