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Definition of the adjective affectional

What does affectional mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. characterized by emotion

Alternative definition of the adjective affectional


  1. Pertaining to the affections; affective; emotive; characterized by emotion.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Communication (2014)

by Teresa L. Thompson

These include rational action, instrumental action, affectional action, andtraditional action.

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Noel Sheehy, Antony J. Chapman, Wenday A. Conroy

Affectional responses in the infant monkey. Science, 130, 421–32 (with R.R. Zimmerman).

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

affective = emotional; affectional = pertaining to affection; and affectionate = loving, fond. Just as affect, q.v., is sometimes misused for effect, affective is sometimes ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

affective; affectional; affectionate. Affected, as an adjective, means “assumed artificially; pretended” <a highly affected accent>; affective = emotional <bipolar affective disorder>; affectional = pertaining ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

For the individual, focuses on interactions related to the giving and receiving of love, respect, and value, and encompasses Affectional Adequacy, Developmental Adequacy, Resource Adequacy, Significant Others, and Support Systems.

Google previewThe Greenwood Dictionary of Education (2011)

Second Edition by John W. Collins, Nancy Patricia O'Brien

It may be used to signify sexual/affectional orientation (e.g., gay, lesbian, bisexual , heterosexual), or it may refer to a person's sense of belonging to a particular sex category (e.g., male, female, transgender). To avoid confusion, the former is ...

Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Education (2008)

by Maqbool Ahmad

Affectional needs. One's emotional needs in general but especially, needs for love, attention, and affection. Affectional systems. A term for the complex pattems of biological and psychological response that reflect attachment to various classes ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2002)

by Raymond J. Corsini

advocacy reaearch 24 affectional bonds advocacy research Studies that analyze the impact of specific social institutions on the poor or powerless. Such studies are usually explicitly activist. often comhining direct social action with research ...

Google previewThe Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science (2004)

by W. Edward Craighead, Charles B. Nemeroff

Affectional. Responses. The young of many species come to treat the first large, moving, noisy object they see as ifit were a parent. In most cases this object is in fact a parent, but the process of imprinting, as it is called, may produce such ...

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Scrabble value of A1F4F4E1C3T1I1O1N1A1L1

The value of this 11-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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