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adjective as in moving

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Julianne Moore did a surprisingly affecting job, but Rachel Bay Jones also won a Tony for her performance in the stage version!

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Arguably more affecting, strangers have been equated with danger during the pandemic.

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Geisbert was also quick to mention how the methodology of the study could be affecting the current results.

President Ronald Reagan took similar action, affecting about 100,000 families.

Neither, too, was as chilling, as affecting, or, at times, as much of a slog.

In one particularly affecting monologue, AJ discusses his frustration and troubles upon returning to the US.

When asked about how his announcement from last November was affecting the race, Michaud seemed momentarily at a loss.

It is, however, a most serious matter as affecting the character and pecuniary value of these mines.

The combination pedals affecting the Great stop-knobs moved also the Pedal stop-knobs belonging to the proper group.

"Mr. Bills wants to know if he can come in now," came as an interruption to the scene, which was getting rather affecting.

There is something exceedingly affecting in the vague and shadowy prayer which she offered on this occasion.

I suppose the fact that we are going off this afternoon—the joy of returning to our old gay life is—is affecting us?


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to affecting, such as: poignant, stirring, touching, and arousing affect.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.