One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Originally and chiefly Psychology and Sociology. By, with reference to, or as regards feelings, emotion, or mood.
Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). Apparently from Anglo-Norman and Middle French affectuel or its etymon post-classical Latin affectualis affectual + -ly; compare Anglo-Norman affectuelment and Middle French afectuelment, and later affectual. In 20th cent. apparently re-formed from affectual + -ly.
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