affectionately


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.affectionately - with affectionaffectionately - with affection; "she loved him dearly"; "he treats her affectionately"
Translations
بِحَنَان، بِوُد، بِمَحَبَّه
laskavěsrdečně
hengiventkærligtømt
szeretetteljes
ástúîlega
prisrčno
muhabbetlesevgiyle

affectionately

[əˈfekʃənɪtlɪ] ADV
2. (in letter endings) affectionately yours; yours affectionatelyun abrazo cariñoso

affectionately

[əˈfɛkʃənətli] adv [say, smile] → affectueusement
to be known affectionately as → être surnommé(e) affectueusement

affectionately

advliebevoll, zärtlich; yours affectionately, Wendy (letter-ending) → in Liebe, deine Wendy

affectionately

[əˈfɛkʃnɪtlɪ] advaffettuosamente

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
References in classic literature ?
Princess Mary looked at him silently and smiled affectionately.
he repeated, but still he patted Pierre affectionately on the shoulder, and then went up to the table where Prince Andrew, evidently not wishing to join in the conversation, was looking over the papers his father had brought from town.
My kind friends here are most affectionately urgent with me to prolong my stay, but their hospitable and cheerful dispositions lead them too much into society for my present situation and state of mind; and I impatiently look forward to the hour when I shall be admitted into Your delightful retirement.
He feasted his eyes on the words above the signature: she signed herself, "Yours gratefully and affectionately.
We had lain thus in bed, chatting and napping at short intervals, and Queequeg now and then affectionately throwing his brown tattooed legs over mine, and then drawing them back; so entirely sociable and free and easy were we; when, at last, by reason of our confabulations, what little nappishness remained in us altogether departed, and we felt like getting up again, though day-break was yet some way down the future.
She said this not disparagingly, but affectionately rather, as though, by acknowledging the worst about him, she wished to protect him from the aspersions of her friends.
With this tumult in her mind, it is no subject for surprise that Miss Fanny came home one night in a state of agitation from a concert and ball at Mrs Merdle's house, and on her sister affectionately trying to soothe her, pushed that sister away from the toilette-table at which she sat angrily trying to cry, and declared with a heaving bosom that she detested everybody, and she wished she was dead.
The sunshine caressed it warmly and affectionately, with evident disregard of its bad reputation.
Allworthy was pretty much moved with this speech, but it seemed not to be with anger; for, after a short silence, taking Mrs Miller by the hand, he said very affectionately to her, "Come, madam, let us consider a little about your daughter.
he said, smiling timidly and affectionately at her.
Then manage so as you may stay tea, Priscilla," said Nancy, putting her hand on her sister's arm affectionately.
Edwards rested with one hand familiarly but affectionately on the chair, though his heart was swelling with emotions that denied him utterance.