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Definition of the adjective affectionate

What does affectionate mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more affectionate / most affectionate

  1. having or displaying warmth or affection

Alternative definition of the adjective affectionate


  1. [context: of a person] Having affection or warm regard; loving; fond.
  2. [context: of an action, etc.] Characterised by or proceeding from affection; indicating love; tender.

Definition of the verb affectionate

What does affectionate mean as a doing word?


  1. [rare] To show affection to; to have affection for.
  2. [obsolete, reflexive] To emotionally attach (oneself) to.


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Affectionate is a breed temperament.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Affectionate

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Communication (2014)

by Teresa L. Thompson

physiological distress, they recover from those states morequickly when sharing affectionate communication withalovedone than whenengaged inother activities, including thinking about theloved one,writing about mundane topics, and resting ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

alienate the: esttange affectionate: adoring, amorous, ardent, caring, devoted, fond, loving, romantic, sentimental, tender, warm affectionate appellation: dearie affectionate touch: caress afferent: sensory affianced: betrothed, engagement, ...

Google previewA dictionary in Hindee and English (1846)

Kind, favourable, affectionate, doing good to, or treating kindly. firaWrT priyukrit, adj. Kind, friendly, a friend, a benefactor. firTT priyungoo, a. m. A medicinal plant, and perfume, described in some places as a fragrant seed ; panick seed ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms (1984)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Ant unlovely: plain loving, affectionate, devoted, fond, ...

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Affectionate Meaning

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Quotes about Affectionate

He is not of us who is not affectionate to the little ones, and does not respect the old; and he is not of us, who does not order which is lawful, and prohibits that which is unlawful. (Muhammad)
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Scrabble value of A1F4F4E1C3T1I1O1N1A1T1E1

The value of this 12-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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