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Definition of Affecting

Affecting

  1. of Affect
  2. Moving the emotions; fitted to excite the emotions; pathetic; touching; as, an affecting address; an affecting sight.
  3. Affected; given to false show.

Affecting Quotations

I didn't want to be short. I've tried to pretend that being a short guy didn't matter. I tried to make up for being short by affecting a strut, by adopting the voice of a much bigger man, by spending more money than I made, by tipping double or triple at bars and restaurants, by dating tall, beautiful women.
Mickey Rooney

The United Nations' founders understood that decisions affecting war and peace should happen only by consensus, and with America's consent, the veto by Security Council permanent members was enshrined in the United Nations Charter. The profound wisdom of this has underpinned the stability of international relations for decades.
Vladimir Putin

Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Edmund Burke

The only time the private parts of someone's life are relevant is when they're affecting public performance. And just because someone is a public person doesn't mean that any part of his or her private life is open to scrutiny. If someone is doing his or her job, you have to have enough empathy to understand that we all have personal problems.
Rudy Giuliani

Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.
Ansel Adams
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Affecting Translations

affecting in French is affectant
affecting in German is bewegend
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