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synonyms for affecting

  • poignant
  • stirring
  • touching
  • arousing affect
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How to use affecting in a sentence

Arguably more affecting, strangers have been equated with danger during the pandemic.
YOUR PANDEMIC HABITS MAY FADE AWAY—BUT THE STRENGTH AND WISDOM YOU GAINED WON’TJAMIE DUCHARMEJUNE 11, 2021TIME
It is, however, a most serious matter as affecting the character and pecuniary value of these mines.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
The combination pedals affecting the Great stop-knobs moved also the Pedal stop-knobs belonging to the proper group.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
"Mr. Bills wants to know if he can come in now," came as an interruption to the scene, which was getting rather affecting.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
There is something exceedingly affecting in the vague and shadowy prayer which she offered on this occasion.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
I suppose the fact that we are going off this afternoon—the joy of returning to our old gay life is—is affecting us?
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
Another injury for which the law furnishes redress is that affecting reputation and character.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Can it be this minute dust affecting the lungs which makes us breathe as if in the sultry hours preceding a thunder-storm?
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
For this reason the photographic images are less sensitive to conditions affecting the seeing than the visual images.
PHOTOGRAPHS OF NEBUL AND CLUSTERSJAMES EDWARD KEELER
"Come hither, rogue," said the baron on Gilbert affecting not to hurry himself out of his usual walk.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
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WORDS RELATED TO AFFECTING

  • affecting
  • breathtaking
  • climactic
  • comic
  • effective
  • electrifying
  • emotional
  • expressive
  • farcical
  • histrionic
  • impressive
  • melodramatic
  • powerful
  • sensational
  • startling
  • striking
  • sudden
  • suspenseful
  • tense
  • theatrical
  • thespian
  • thrilling
  • tragic
  • tragicomic
  • vivid
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