Definition: 'Affect'

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  • Length: 6 characters
  • Syllables: 2

Results for word: affect

Lexical Information:
  • This is a core verb in the BLC (Business Letter Corpus)
  • This word is one of the common entries in Academic Word Lists
  • Term used in psychology and psychiatry
  • SAT vocabulary item
Grammatical Information:
  • A verb describes an action or a state
Other Comments:
  • A word that is frequently mis-spelled
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Similar Words (using 'affect' as word stem):

Prefix + 'affect'

disaffect, overaffect, unaffect,

'affect' + Suffix

affectata, affectation, affectations, affected, affectedly, affectedness, affecter, affecters, affecting, affectingly, affection, affectionate, affectionately, affectionis, affectionless, affections, affective, affectively, affectiveness, affectivities, affectivity, affector, affects, affectum,