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Related to affective: psychomotor, affective disorder, effective, affective domain, affective learning, Affective Behavior
caused by or expressing feelings; emotional; causing emotion or feeling: It was an affective scene that brought tears to the audience.
Not to be confused with:
effective – producing the intended result: Her effective speech caused many to volunteer.; actually in force: The new law becomes effective on January 1.
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1. Influenced by or resulting from the emotions.
2. Concerned with or arousing feelings or emotions; emotional.
af′fec·tiv′i·ty (ăf′ĕk-tĭv′ĭ-tē) n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Psychology) psychol relating to affects
2. concerned with or arousing the emotions or affection
affectivity, afˈfectiveness n
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af•fec•tive(ˈæf ɛk tɪv)
1. caused by or expressing emotion or feeling; emotional.
2. causing emotion or feeling.
[1540–50; < Medieval Latin]
af•fec•tiv•i•ty (ˌæf ɛkˈtɪv ɪ ti) n.
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affective- Describing the emotional meaning of an utterance.
See also related terms for utterance.
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|Adj.||1.||affective - characterized by emotion |
emotional - of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional"
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affective[əˈfektɪv] ADJ → afectivo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
adj (Psych) → affektiv
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___ disorders → trastornos ___ -s;
___ symptoms → síntomas ___ -s.
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