Another word for affect
affect 1influence impress 1touch move strikeSearch Thesaurus
These verbs mean to produce a mental or emotional effect. To affect is to act upon a person's emotions: Adverse criticism of the book didn't affect the author. Influence implies some control over the thinking, actions, and emotions of another: “Humanity is profoundly influenced by what you do” (Pope John Paul II). To impress is to produce a marked, often enduring effect: “The Tibetan landscape particularly impressed him” (Doris Kerns Quinn). Touch usually means to arouse a tender response: “The tributes [to the two deceased musicians] were fitting and touching” (Daniel Cariaga). Move suggests a profound emotional effect: The account of her experiences moved us to tears. Strike implies keenness or force of mental response: I was struck by the sudden change in his appearance.
Another word for affectverb
To take on or give a false appearance of:assume, counterfeit, fake, feign, pretend, put on, sham, simulate. Idiom: make believe. See true
To evoke a usually strong mental or emotional response from:get (to), impress, move, strike, touch. See touch