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Definition of 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

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

I have to tell you, I'm proudest of my life off the court. There will always be great basketball players who bounce that little round ball, but my proudest moments are affecting people's lives, effecting change, being a role model in the community.
Magic Johnson

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

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

Those who seek to satisfy the mind of man by hampering it with ceremonies and music and affecting charity and devotion have lost their original nature.
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Affecting Translations

affecting in French is affectant
affecting in German is bewegend
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