affectionate


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af·fec·tion·ate

 (ə-fĕk′shə-nĭt)
adj.
1. Having or showing fond feelings or affection; loving and tender.
2. Obsolete Inclined or disposed.

af·fec′tion·ate·ly adv.
af·fec′tion·ate·ness n.

affectionate

(əˈfɛkʃənɪt)
adj
having or displaying tender feelings, affection, or warmth: an affectionate mother; an affectionate letter.
afˈfectionately adv

af•fec•tion•ate

(əˈfɛk ʃə nɪt)

adj.
1. showing affection or love; fondly tender: an affectionate embrace.
2. having great affection or love; loving: your affectionate brother.
[1485–95]
af•fec′tion•ate•ly, adv.
af•fec′tion•ate•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.affectionate - having or displaying warmth or affection; "affectionate children"; "a fond embrace"; "fond of his nephew"; "a tender glance"; "a warm embrace"
loving - feeling or showing love and affection; "loving parents"; "loving glances"

affectionate

adjective fond, loving, kind, caring, warm, friendly, attached, devoted, tender, doting, warm-hearted They seemed devoted to each other and were openly affectionate.
cold, cool, indifferent, stony, glacial, uncaring, unresponsive, unfeeling, undemonstrative

affectionate

adjective
Feeling and expressing affection:
Translations
حَنونوَدُود، مُحِب، حَنُون
laskavýláskyplnýsrdečný
kærlighengiven
rakastava
nježan
ástúîlegur
愛情のこもった
애정 어린
láskyplný
naklonjenprisrčen
tillgiven
ซึ่งรักใคร่
sevecensevgi dolu
trìu mến

affectionate

[əˈfekʃənɪt] ADJ
2. (in letter endings) with affectionate greetingscariñosamente, afectuosamente
your affectionate nephewcon abrazos de tu sobrino

affectionate

[əˈfɛkʃənət] adj [person] → affectueux/euse
to be affectionate towards sb → être affectueux/euse envers qn

affectionate

adjliebevoll, zärtlich; your affectionate daughter (letter-ending) → Deine Dich liebende Tochter; to feel affectionate toward(s) somebodyjdm sehr zugetan sein, jdn sehr gernhaben

affectionate

[əˈfɛkʃnɪt] adjaffettuoso/a

affection

(əˈfekʃən) noun
liking or fondness. I have great affection for her, but she never shows any affection towards me.
afˈfectionate (-nət) adjective
having or showing affection. an affectionate child; She is very affectionate towards her mother.
afˈfectionately adverb

affectionate

حَنون laskavý kærlig liebevoll τρυφερός cariñoso rakastava affectueux nježan affettuoso 愛情のこもった 애정 어린 liefhebbend hengiven kochający carinhoso любящий tillgiven ซึ่งรักใคร่ sevecen trìu mến 亲爱的

affectionate

a. afectuoso-a, cariñoso-a.

affectionate

adj cariñoso, afectuoso
References in classic literature ?
The travellers, invigorated by a good supper, and "fresh from the bath of repose," were about to resume their journey, when this affectionate old chief took the captain aside, to let him know how much he loved him.
One seems to have known gales as enemies, and even as enemies one embraces them in that affectionate regret which clings to the past.
Philippa received us both with every expression of affectionate Love.
He was too diffident to do justice to himself; but when his natural shyness was overcome, his behaviour gave every indication of an open, affectionate heart.
This state between reviving hope and momentary despondency had prevailed for several weeks, when the affectionate girl entered an apartment that communicated with George's own room, where she found the invalid reclining on a settee apparently deeply communing with himself.
During the winter Prince Andrew had come to Bald Hills and had been gay, gentle, and more affectionate than Princess Mary had known him for a long time past.
He is healthy, but not robust, full of gentle playfulness and vivacity, already affectionate, and susceptible of passions and emotions it will be long ere he can find words to express.
Was there no good in your affectionate behaviour to Jane while she was ill at Netherfield?
This affectionate willingness to fall in with his own plans quite won the old man's heart.
But he lived with his wife on such terms that their affectionate childless home life was the admiration of everyone, and arranged his wife's life so that she did nothing and could do nothing but share her husband's efforts that her time should pass as happily and as agreeably as possible.
You are an affectionate, earnest, good young woman - and - and we must make that do.
Now although this was such a fancy of the affectionate girl's that I am almost ashamed to mention it, still it might have all the force of a fact when she was really ill.