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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MORE AFFECTED

"Yes, you're more affected than anything else," said Nick impatiently.

Mrs Linacre was more affected than her husband by what had happened.

He was more affected than any of us by the horrid sight which met his eyes.

He was no more affected by such tidings than the Emperor of China.

The distant bodies are no more affected in the one case, than in the other.

We are more affected by it; and yet we do not say that it is more virtuous, or that we esteem it more.

Serge, more affected than he cared to show, tried to banter.

In form it became more and more affected by Italian influences.

I grieve to see that you are becoming more and more affected.

Why should Endymion for a boy be more affected than Diana for a girl?

WORD ORIGIN

past participle adjective from affect (v.2); 1530s in the now-obsolete sense "favorably disposed" (preserved in disaffected); meaning "artificially displayed" is recorded from 1580s.