Affected vs Ritual - What's the difference?

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Affected is a related term of ritual.

As nouns the difference between affected and ritual

is that affected is someone , as by a disease while ritual is ritual, rite.

As an adjective affected

is influenced or changed by something.

As a verb affected

is (affect).




(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


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

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

    See also

    * effected



    Alternative forms

    * rituall (obsolete)


    (en adjective)
  • Related to a rite or repeated set of actions.
  • They performed the ritual lighting of the candles.

    Derived terms

    * ritually


    (en noun)
  • rite; a repeated set of actions
  • They carried out the ritual carefully.

    Derived terms

    * ritualisation, ritualization * ritualise, ritualize * ritualist * ritualistic * ritually