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 ?
and Jo looked affectionately toward some inviting books near by.
There were only a few lines, setting forth that he would leave the city that afternoon, that he had packed his trunk in good shape, that he was well, and sent her his love and begged to be affectionately remembered to all.
That I cannot see the sunny side of the picture of life, like this artless but ardent enthusiast," she added, laying her hand lightly, but affectionately, on the arm of her sister, "is the penalty of experience, and, perhaps, the misfortune of my nature.
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.
By midnight everybody was fagged out, and sore with laughing; and, as a rule, drunk: some weepingly, some affectionately, some hilariously, some quarrel- somely, some dead and under the table.
We lost half an hour there, waiting to help cord up the dead, but they finally embraced each other affectionately, and the trouble was over.
Burch, who kissed her affectionately and said, "My dear, how glad I am that we are going to stay with you.
Emma hung about him affectionately, and smiled, and said it must be so; and that he must not class her with Isabella and Mrs.
She took them all most affectionately by the hand, and expressed great delight in seeing them again.
The latter he was intimate with, and affectionately embraced.
Then, turning affectionately to me, with her cheek against mine, 'Am I a naughty mama to you, Davy?
For now, my repugnance to him had all melted away, and in the hunted wounded shackled creature who held my hand in his, I only saw a man who had meant to be my benefactor, and who had felt affectionately, gratefully, and generously, towards me with great constancy through a series of years.