Affecting - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈfektɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word affecting
Brit.  |əˈfɛktɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word affecting
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to affect

adjective

- arousing affect(syn: poignant, touching)

the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene

Examples

He begins his book with an affecting description of his difficult childhood.

...the affecting final scene in the play, when the children are reunited with their father...

the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene

That is all I have, I said, affecting a pathos in my voice.

laws affecting the import of foreign goods

a condition affecting the nerves in her arm

The committee published its diagnosis of the problems affecting urban schools.

...a comedian deliberately affecting effeminate mannerisms...

...the congressional committee's essential impotence in affecting the management of the war was frustrating to its members...

Experiences in the past become a part of us, affecting our tomorrows.

No man could forbear weeping, his conveyance was so affecting.

the plurality of factors affecting the election

The recent hot, humid weather is affecting air quality.

He promised to tackle the workaday matters affecting people's daily lives.

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