affect  

  • Pronunciation of affect: AH0 F EH1 K T (ə'fɛkt)

  • Number of syllables of affect: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of affect

  • Definition of affect

    • (n): the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion  
    • (v): act physically on; have an effect upon  
    • (v): have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"  
    • (v): make believe with the intent to deceive; "He feigned that he was ill"; "He shammed a headache"  
    • (v): have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"  
    • (v): connect closely and often incriminatingly; "This new ruling affects your business"  

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