affirmatory


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affirmatory

(ˌæfəˈmeɪtərɪ)
adj
showing or giving confirmation, ratification, or assertion
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.affirmatory - affirming or giving assent; "an affirmative decision"; "affirmative votes"
favorable, favourable - encouraging or approving or pleasing; "a favorable reply"; "he received a favorable rating"; "listened with a favorable ear"; "made a favorable impression"
positive - characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.; "a positive attitude"; "the reviews were all positive"; "a positive benefit"; "a positive demand"
References in classic literature ?
He added an affirmatory nod, and continued to gaze upon me with a kind of irate solemnity, holding his substantial stick between his knees, with his hands clasped upon its head.
A similar conclusion is reached by Mastin, "The Meaning of hala' at Daniel IV 27," 238, where he notes, concerning the affirmatory use of halo', "This is a natural development from halo' = 'nonne?
Therefore, to highlight the affirmatory stance in my use of the term, I might just as well add: Queer is cool.