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Definition of the noun affectionateness

What does affectionateness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: affectionatenesses

  1. a positive feeling of liking
  2. a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love

Alternative definition of the noun affectionateness


  1. The state or quality of being affectionate.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Affectionateness

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Google previewBertrand Russell's Dictionary of Mind, Matter and Morals (2014)

by Bertrand Arthur William Russell

Affectionateness is an emotional habit which is good in moderation, but can easily be carried too far. When carried too far, it involves a lack of selfdependence, which may have very undesirable effects upon ...

Google previewA to Z of Narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder Encyclopedia (2014)

The Narcissism Bible by Sam Vaknin

Protective Affectionateness 5. Dependability There are three possible explanations as to why men look for these qualities in women: the evolutionary- biological ...

Google previewThe Spelling Dictionary: Or, a Collection of All the Common Words and Proper Names of Persons and Places, Made Use of in Yhe English Tongue. ... By Thomas Dyche, .. (1737)

by Thomas Dyche

ae'rial affir affability affable assableness affably assail' ' affect affectation affection _ affectionate affectionately affectionateness affectivc affiance affidiivit ' affinity affirm affirmation affirmative affirmatively affix affiation afflict affliction afflictivc affi ...

Google previewThe New Universal English Dictionary ... To which is added, a dictionary of cant words ... The fourth edition, carefully corrected by Mr. Buchanan, etc (1760)

by Nathan BAILEY

over great, affectionateness, love, indulgence, also foolishness. FONT (prob. effonder, F ofsundere, L.) asa font or rather fount of letters, a,name given by Letter-founder: and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc (1816)

Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference

AFFECTIONATENESS. n.s. (from affectionate.] The quality or state of being affectionate; fondness; tenderness; good-will; benevolence. * AFFECTIONED. adj . [from off-&ion.) 1. Affected; conceited. This sense is now obsolete. –An affoioned ass ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning (1790)

by Thomas Sheridan

AFFECTIONATENESS, Af-fék"- shô-nāt-nēss'. s. Fondness, tenderness, good-will . AFFECTIONED, Af-fék'-shūn-néd. a. Aftected, conceited; inclined, mentally disposed. AFFECTIOUSLY, Affék'-shūs-ly. ad. In an affecting manner. AFFECTIVE ...

Google previewA general pronouncing and explanatory dictionary of the English language... (1813)

on the plan by Thomas Sheridan

fondly, ment consisting of honey, verdigrease, and tenderly, kindly [ness, tenderness vinegar Affectionateness, af-fek'-nlio-uat-nes. s. fond- Aerial, 5-e'-ry-ul. a.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1817)

Compiled for the Use of Common Schools in the United States by Noah Webster

love, fondness, zeal, qualit Affectionate, a fond, tender, kind, good Affectionately, ad lovingly, tenderly, kindly Affectionateness, m. fondness, tender affection Affectioned, a. inclined, disposed, affected Affi'ance, m. confidence, trust, ...

Google previewSheridan improved. A general pronouncing and explanatory dictionary of the English language (1820)

Affectionateness, af-fek-sho-nat- nes, S. Fondness, tenderness. Affectioned ...

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Scrabble value of A1F4F4E1C3T1I1O1N1A1T1E1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 16-letter word is 24 points. Since it has more than 15 letters, it can be played on Super Scrabble board only.

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