Definition of affectingly in US English:



  • See affecting

    • ‘They now have a most unusual friendship and she speaks affectingly of his story as a peculiarly American tragedy.’
    • ‘Though the scenario is murky, several of the main characters are affectingly portrayed.’
    • ‘It was affectingly acted, beautifully designed, and, for lack of a better word, crunchy.’
    • ‘At her best, she's affectingly funny; at her worst, she's alienatingly self-conscious.’
    • ‘It's a quiet story, affectingly intimate, dealing as it does with family, pride, roots and humility.’
    • ‘And so I complete what I affectingly refer to as my ‘pop trilogy’ reviews.’