affect

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(af′ekt″)

[L. affectus, acted on; mental or emotional state]
In psychology, the emotional reaction associated with an experience.
SEE: mood

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(af′ekt″)

[L. affectus, acted on; mental or emotional state]
In psychology, the emotional reaction associated with an experience.
SEE: mood

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