affective


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affective

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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af·fec·tive

 (ə-fĕk′tĭv)
adj. Psychology
1. Influenced by or resulting from the emotions.
2. Concerned with or arousing feelings or emotions; emotional.

af·fec′tive·ly adv.
af′fec·tiv′i·ty (ăf′ĕk-tĭv′ĭ-tē) n.
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affective

(əˈfɛktɪv)
adj
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)

adj.
1. caused by or expressing emotion or feeling; emotional.
2. causing emotion or feeling.
[1540–50; < Medieval Latin]
af′fec•tive•ly, adv.
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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.affective - characterized by emotionaffective - characterized by emotion    
emotional - of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional"
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affective

adjective
Relating to, arising from, or appealing to the emotions:
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Translations
affektiv

affective

[əˈfektɪv] ADJafectivo
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affective

adj (Psych) → affektiv
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af·fec·tive

a. afectivo-a;
___ disorderstrastornos ___ -s;
___ symptomssíntomas ___ -s.
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References in classic literature ?
A third class within this category is that of affective qualities and affections.
The term 'affective quality' is not used as indicating that those things which admit these qualities are affected in any way.
Whiteness and blackness, however, and the other colours, are not said to be affective qualities in this sense, but -because they themselves are the results of an affection.
In like manner there are affective qualities and affections of the soul.
For instance, those which describe lowly, peaceful, and affectionate home life; those which deal with love, in any and all forms, from mere kindly feeling and honest good will toward the passing stranger, clear up to courtship; those which deal with outdoor Nature, in its softest and loveliest aspects--with meadows and forests, and birds and flowers, the fragrance and sunshine of summer, and the moonlight of peaceful winter nights; in a word, those which deal with any and all forms of rest, respose, and peace; those also which deal with the creatures and marvels of fairyland; and lastly and chiefly, in those words which express pathos, is the language surpassingly rich and affective. There are German songs which can make a stranger to the language cry.
H7: Employees affective commitment mediates the relationship between perceived organizational support and OCB at organization level (OCBO).
In this study we examined the individual factors that moderate the relationship between HPWS and employees' affective organizational commitment.
How to Do Things with Affects: Affective Triggers in Aesthetic Forms and Cultural Practices
While plenty of people get down during the darker months, some people go through a more serious form of the winter blues called seasonal affective disorder.
Objective: To examine relationship between testosterone, emotional intelligence (EI), affective control and cognitive functioning in patients with anorexia nervosa (AN).
These three forms of attachment --desire, necessity, obligation--respond to three dimensions or types: affective commitment, continuous commitment, and normative commitment.