Involved vs Affected - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between involved and affected

is that involved is complicated while affected is influenced or changed by something.

As verbs the difference between involved and affected

is that involved is (involve) while affected is (affect).

As a noun affected is

someone , as by a disease.

involved

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Complicated.
  • He related an involved story about every ancestor since 1895.
  • * 1915 ,
  • Miss Price told him a long, involved story, which made out that Mrs. Otter, a humdrum and respectable little person, had scabrous intrigues.
  • Associated with others, be a participant or make someone be a participant (in a crime, process, etc.)
  • He was involved in the project for three years.
    He got involved in a bar fight.
    When the family wrapped up my father's will, no one tried to make me feel involved .
  • Having an affair with someone.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (involve)
  • The explanation involved potatoes, squirrels, and race cars.

    affected

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • influenced or changed by something
  • The affected compass was impossible to use, so we got lost.
  • simulated in order to impress
  • He spoke with an affected English accent.
  • Emotionally moved; touched.
  • (algebra, archaic) adfected
  • an affected equation
  • Resulting from a mostly negative physical effect or transformation
  • See also

    * affectation

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone , as by a disease.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (affect)
  • The thunderstorm affected the compass, and we got lost.

    See also

    * effected