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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 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 previewA Dictionary of the English Language. To which are added, a Vocabulary of Scripture Proper Names, and a concise Classical Dictionary (1847)

by Robert SULLIVAN (LL.D.)

Affectionateness, s. fondness; tenderness. Affectioned, a. affected; mentally disposed. Affective, a. that affects; moving. Affectively, ad. in an impressive manner.

Google previewA General Dictionary of the English Language (1780)

by Thomas Sheridan

AFFECTIONATENESS, af-fek"-fh6-nat- ness . s. Fondness, tenderness, good-will. AFFCTIONED ...

Google previewMental Health and Mental Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being [3 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being by Len Sperry

Characteristics associated with femininity include sensitivity, weakness, affectionateness, communicativeness, and emotional expressiveness. Though these descriptors are generally ...

Google previewGeneral Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language (1828)

For the Use of Schools, &c by Stephen Jones

fondly, Affectionateness, Af-fek'-sho-nat-ncs. t. fondness, tenderness Affectioned, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

* AFFECTIONATENESS. n. /. [from affiec- t'mate.] The quality or state of being affectionate; fondness ; tenderness ; good-will ; benevolence.

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 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 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 previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ... (1807)

To which are Prefixed, Principles of English Pronunciation ... Likewise, Rules to be Observed by the Natives of Scotland, Ireland, and London, for Avoiding Their Respective Peculiarities; and Directions to Foreigners, for Acquiring a Knowledge of the Use of this Dictionary. The Whole Interspersed with Observations, Etymological, Critical, and Grammatical by John Walker

AFFECTIONATENESS, al-fek'shun-ate- utiss. s. Fondness, tenderness, goodwill. AFFECTIONED, 4f-feVshund. a. Affected; conceited; lui.-liued; mentally disposed. (559). AFFECTIOUSLY, df-fek'shlis-le. ad. In an uffrcting manner. AFFECTIVE ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning ... To which is Prefixed a Prosodial Grammar ... The Second Edition ... Enlarged (1790)

by Thomas SHERIDAN (M.A., Teacher of Elocution.)

AFFECTIONATENESS, f-sflk"-sh5 ndt-nEss'. s. Fondness, tenderness, goodwill. AFFECTIONED, M-sbk'cthtlh-hfld. a. Affected, conceited; inclined, menully disposed. AFFECTlOUSLY, As-fek'-shds-lf. ad. ln an affecting manner.

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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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