Meaning of UNAFFECTED in English

UNAFFECTED

unaffected 1

— 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.

[ 1580-90; UN- 1 + AFFECTED 2 ]

Syn. 1. plain, natural, simple, honest, real, unfeigned, artless; naive, guileless.

unaffected 2

/un'euh fek"tid/ , adj.

not affected, acted upon, or influenced; unchanged; unaltered: The laboratory clock remained accurate, unaffected by the explosion.

[ 1580-90; UN- 1 + AFFECTED 1 ]

Syn . unmoved, untouched, unimpressed, unstirred.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .