unaffected

  • 1 Unaffected — Un af*fect ed, a. 1. Not affected or moved; destitute of affection or emotion; uninfluenced. [1913 Webster] A poor, cold, unspirited, unmannered, Unhonest, unaffected, undone fool. J. Fletcher. [1913 Webster] 2. Free from affectation; plain;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 unaffected — [adj1] honest, unsophisticated artless, candid, direct, folksy*, forthright, frank, genuine, guileless, homey*, ingenuous, modest, naive, natural, plain, simple, sincere, single, spontaneous, straightforward, true, unartificial, unassuming,… …

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  • 3 unaffected — I (sincere) adjective aboveboard, artless, candid, candidus, childlike, direct, downright, forthright, frank, free from affectation, guileless, honest, inartificial, ingenuous, innocent, modest, naive, natural, open, outspoken, plain, plainspoken …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 unaffected by — index immune Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 unaffected — (adj.) 1580s, not influenced, untouched in mind or feeling, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of AFFECT (Cf. affect). Meaning not adopted or assumed, genuine is recorded from 1590s; that of not acted upon or altered (by something) is first attested …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 unaffected — artless, *natural, simple, ingenuous, naive, unsophisticated …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 unaffected — ► ADJECTIVE 1) feeling or showing no effects. 2) sincere and genuine. DERIVATIVES unaffectedly adverb unaffectedness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 unaffected — [un΄ə fek′tid] adj. 1. not changed, affected, or influenced 2. without affectation; simple; sincere; natural unaffectedly adv. unaffectedness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 unaffected — [[t]ʌ̱nəfe̱ktɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ, oft ADJ by n If someone or something is unaffected by an event or occurrence, they are not changed by it in any way. She seemed totally unaffected by what she d drunk... The strike shut down 50… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 unaffected — adj. 1) unaffected by 2) to remain unaffected * * * [ˌʌnə fektɪd] to remain unaffected unaffected by …

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  • 11 unaffected — un|af|fect|ed [ˌʌnəˈfektıd] adj 1.) not changed or influenced by something unaffected by ▪ The north remained largely unaffected by the drought. 2.) natural in the way you behave use this to show approval ▪ her easy unaffected manner… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 unaffected — unaffected1 unaffectedly, adv. unaffectedness, n. /un euh fek tid/, adj. 1. free from affectation; sincere; genuine: The man showed unaffected grief at the death of his former opponent. 2. unpretentious, as a personality or literary style. [1580… …

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  • 13 unaffected — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, seem ▪ remain ADVERB ▪ completely, entirely, totally, wholl …

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  • 14 unaffected — adjective 1 not changed or influenced by something (+ by): The north west was unaffected by the drought. 2 approving natural in the way you behave: her easy, unaffected manner unaffectedly adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 unaffected — adjective 1) they are unaffected by the change in command Syn: unchanged by, unaltered by, uninfluenced by; untouched by, unmoved by, unresponsive to; proof against, impervious to, immune to Ant: influenced 2) his manner was u …

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  • 16 unaffected — 1. adjective Lacking pretense or affectation; natural. Mr. Bingley was good looking and gentlemanlike; he had a pleasant countenance, and easy, unaffected manners. Syn: comfortable in ones own skin 2. noun Someone not affected, as by …

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  • 17 unaffected — un|af|fect|ed [ ,ʌnə fektəd ] adjective 1. ) not changed or influenced by something: Iverson seemed unaffected by the crowd s hostility toward him. 2. ) sincere and natural in your behavior ╾ un|af|fect|ed|ly adverb: He laughed unaffectedly …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 unaffected — adjective 1》 feeling or showing no effects. 2》 sincere and genuine: her effortless, unaffected charm. Derivatives unaffectedly adverb unaffectedness noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 unaffected — UK [ˌʌnəˈfektɪd] / US [ˌʌnəˈfektəd] adjective 1) not changed or influenced by something Carbone seemed unaffected by the crowd s hostility towards him. 2) sincere and natural in your behaviour Derived word: unaffectedly adverb …

    English dictionary

  • 20 unaffected — I un•af•fect•ed [[t]ˌʌn əˈfɛk tɪd[/t]] adj. 1) free from affectation; sincere; genuine: unaffected grief[/ex] 2) unpretentious, as a personality or literary style • Etymology: 1580–90 un af•fect′ed•ly, adv. un af•fect′ed•ness, n. II un•af•fect•ed …

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