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Synonyms for affect

Synonyms for affect

to evoke a usually strong mental or emotional response from

to take on or give a false appearance of

Synonyms for affect

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His affectlessness in these matters, inside and outside the book, is sometimes chilling--in a forum broadcast on the ABC's Late Night Live, speaking of the massacre in the Barman diaries, he referred to a disputed number of 'kills'.
Affectlessness in action disturbs him only afterwards, and alternates with sudden anxieties about being watched and losing control.
Under the generally economic law of affective thermodynamics, the total amount of emotion cannot be diminished by the affectlessness of a noble mind.
Indeed, Fritsch's objects court another kind of ugliness; they take their forms as perfect, smoothly contoured icons that rebuff the eye through a kind of affectlessness or, perhaps better said, through a kind of aloofness.
Does she select her imagery for its hackneyed affectlessness, thus diverting our attention to purely formal issues?