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Meaning of "affectless" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD AFFECTLESS

From affect1 + -less.
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PRONUNCIATION OF AFFECTLESS

affectless  [əˈfɛktlɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AFFECTLESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Affectless is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES AFFECTLESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of affectless in the English dictionary

The definition of affectless in the dictionary is showing no emotion or concern for others. Other definition of affectless is not giving rise to any emotion or feeling.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AFFECTLESS


bractless
ˈbræktlɪs
contactless
ˈkɒntæktlɪs
countless
ˈkaʊntlɪs
doubtless
ˈdaʊtlɪs
ductless
ˈdʌktlɪs
effectless
ɪˈfɛktlɪs
effortless
ˈɛfətlɪs
fruitless
ˈfruːtlɪs
heartless
ˈhɑːtlɪs
meatless
ˈmiːtlɪs
pointless
ˈpɔɪntlɪs
prospectless
ˈprɒspektlɪs
relentless
rɪˈlɛntlɪs
respectless
rɪˈspɛktlɪs
restless
ˈrɛstlɪs
spotless
ˈspɒtlɪs
subjectless
ˈsʌbdʒɪktlɪs
suspectless
ˈsʌspɛktlɪs
tasteless
ˈteɪstlɪs
ventless
ˈvɛntlɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AFFECTLESS

affected
affectedly
affectedness
affecter
affecting
affectingly
affection
affectional
affectionally
affectionate
affectionately
affectionless
affections
affective
affective disorder
affective psychosis
affectively
affectiveness
affectivity
affectlessness

WORDS THAT END LIKE AFFECTLESS

beatless
boltless
bottomless
costless
creditless
dauntless
driftless
faultless
fretless
heatless
hitless
limitless
listless
scentless
shiftless
shirtless
shitless
tactless
textless
thoughtless
weightless

Synonyms and antonyms of affectless in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «affectless» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AFFECTLESS

Find out the translation of affectless to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of affectless from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «affectless» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

无情的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sin afectos
570 millions of speakers

English

affectless
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

affectless
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

affectless
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

безразличное
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sem afeto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

affectless
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

affect
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak terjejas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

affekt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

affectless
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

affectless
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngganggu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

affectless
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

affectless
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

परिणामहीन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

duygulanımsız
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

anaffettiva
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

affectless
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

байдуже
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

affectless
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

affectless
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

affectless
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

affectless
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

affectless
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of affectless

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AFFECTLESS»

The term «affectless» is used very little and occupies the 156.759 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AFFECTLESS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about affectless

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AFFECTLESS»

Discover the use of affectless in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to affectless and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Disorders of Personality: Introducing a DSM/ICD Spectrum ...
Affectless Schizoid Personality Disorder In what may best be termed the affectless schizoid type, we believe that the isolated, emotionally detached, and nonsocially communicative features of this personality are likely to be a consequence in ...
Theodore Millon, 2011
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Valuing Emotions
And this, if my speculations are sound, is unacceptable for content theorists. Content theorists face a somewhat similar, perhaps smaller, problem, were they to hold that only some emotions are reducible to affectless content. They would, then ...
Michael Stocker, 1996
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Science of Behavior and the Image of Man, the
There are, however, two important differences between affectless and affective assessments of behavioral situations. First, in affectless assessment, contingent directives may be apprehended in the absence of motivation to act upon them.
Chein, 1972
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Crimes of Punishment: America's Culture of Violence
they spoke in an affectless (Type C mode) manner. I recall one training analyst whose definition of psychoanalytic neutrality was to speak to his patients in a tone of voice in which all emotion was suppressed (the Type C mode). Times have ...
Theodore L. Dorpat, 2007
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Who Is My Neighbor?: Social Affinity in a Modern World
Action. terized by indifference and a lack of interest, concern, and emotion. As such, it falls at the "affectless" end of the vertical, "affect" axis. Because it can include anything from neutral inaction (i.e., "unbiased" or "value-neutral") to a form of ...
James A. Vela-McConnell, 1999
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Psychotherapy After Kohut: A Textbook of Self Psychology
A state of pure, affectless intellectuality became his self-ideal of perfection, embodied in his intense idealization of the Star Trek character Mr. Spock, whose life seemed completely free of the “imperfections of emotions.” His struggle to attain ...
Ronald R. Lee, J. Colby Martin, 2013
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Affect, Creative Experience, and Psychological Adjustment
Fourth, and most important, studies showing an impact of positive affect on cognitive flexibility also indicate that positive affect is distinct from negative affect and affectless arousal and is distinct in facilitating flexible responding, in particular ...
Sandra Walker Russ, 1999
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Violent Affect: Literature, Cinema, and Critique After ...
contesting one of the most widespread clichés about so-called postmodernism— to wit, that its artistic expressions are supposed to be affectless, a critical notion that was probably first articulated by Fredric Jameson in his landmark study in ...
Marco Abel, 2007
9
Kindness and the Good Society: Connections of the Heart
There is also a type of affectless indifference based on the composition of a person's value structure, which is at least of partly intellectual origin. For, if feelings shape and condition reasoning, the opposite half of the dialectic is also true.
William S. Hamrick, 2012
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In Praise of Blame
This opens up the possibility that a proponent of the affective account might try to block the objection that there can be affectless blame by insisting that we do always have negative feelings when we blame someone, but that those feelings are ...
George Sher Herbert S. Autrey Professor of Philosophy Rice University, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AFFECTLESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term affectless is used in the context of the following news items.
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Watch Father John Misty Perform Arcade Fire's “The Suburbs”
With his smooth, affectless voice and oft-upbeat melodies, Tillman has made a sonically attractive platform for his often dark and sardonic lyrics ... «Flavorwire, Jun 15»
2
Turning Oppressive Reality Into Great Art
In fact when we first meet her at work in the bank or at home, she seems almost affectless. Set in 1995, the characters are worried about ... «CounterPunch, Jun 15»
3
Characters verge on a breakdown in Murray Middleton's stories
Nor is it the consciously affectless, matter-of-fact flatness of "alt lit" (that has reinvigorated existential boredom as a literary trope in the ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jun 15»
4
Nestle donates 80000 litres water to Sindh heat stroke affectees
... liters of water to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to be distributed at centers set up for heat stroke affectless in Karachi. «The Nation, Jun 15»
5
Batman: Arkham Knight Review
And for a while I thought Kevin Conroy had been secretly removed from the role as Batman and replaced with the affectless delivery of Pat ... «TechSpot, Jun 15»
6
Rolling Stones, at Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday, aren't mailing it …
Yes, he's still quite good at that, too, actually, bringing some sensitivity to 'Moonlight Mile' amid the aggressively affectless drawl that is his ... «Kansas City Star, Jun 15»
7
Batman: Arkham Knight: The Kotaku Review
And for a while I thought Kevin Conroy had been secretly removed from the role as Batman and replaced with the affectless delivery of Pat ... «Kotaku, Jun 15»
8
The Dhoni ultimatum
At the wicket, behind the stumps, or in front of a microphone, Mahendra Singh Dhoni almost always performs in a state of affectless calm. «The Hindu, Jun 15»
9
The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud, translated by John …
The “am-I-bovvered” affectless teenage demeanour of the protagonist, Meursault, now seems all-too commonplace. (“We went out and ... «The Sunday Times, Jun 15»
10
The Festival of Insignificance review – Milan Kundera lacks vim
Here Kundera mirrors the drabness of his subject matter in flat, affectless prose. It makes for a novel that promises little and delivers less. One of ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»

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