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Readily feeling or showing fondness or tenderness,
  1. Readily feeling or showing fondness or tenderness
    • - a happy and affectionate family
  2. Expressing fondness
    • - an affectionate kiss

  1. having or displaying warmth or affection; "affectionate children"; "a fond embrace"; "fond of his nephew"; "a tender glance"; "a warm embrace"
  2. (affectionately) dearly: with affection; "she loved him dearly"; "he treats her affectionately"
  3. (affectionateness) affection: a positive feeling of liking; "he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart"; "the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home"
  4. Affection is a "disposition or state of mind or body" that is often associated with a feeling or type of love. It has given rise to a number of branches of philosophy and psychology concerning: emotion (popularly: love, devotion etc. ...
  5. Affectionately (April 26, 1960 - 1979) was the daughter of 1956 American Horse of the Year Swaps, out of the exceptional racing mare Searching. Searching’s dam was Big Hurry, by Black Toney and out of the best “Blue Hen” mare of them all, La Troienne. ...
  6. (Affection (Kumi Koda album)) Affection is the debut studio album of Japanese pop singer Kumi Koda. It was released on March 27, 2002 and contains the singles "Take Back" and "Trust Your Love".
  7. (Affection (linguistics)) In Celtic linguistics, affection (also known as vowel affection or infection) is the change in the quality of a vowel under the influence of the vowel of the following, final syllable. The vowel triggering the change may or may not still be present in the modern language.
  8. (Affection (Lisa Stansfield album)) Affection is the first album by English pop and soul singer Lisa Stansfield, released in the UK, in November 1989, for BMG/Arista label. ...
  9. (Affection (song)) "Affection" is the lead single from Jody Watley's fifth album, Affection, released on her own label Avitone Records. The single was a success on the R&B radio and sales charts, reaching number 28, but failed to receive any support on pop radio. ...
  10. (affection) The act of affecting or acting upon; the state of being affected; An attribute; a quality or property; a condition; a bodily state; as, figure, weight, etc. ...
  11. (Affection) aim-inhibited sexuality. We connect because we can't spend all our time having sex.
  12. (2. Affection) This may not always apply to civil adoption, but it always does to spiritual. The children of God feel a regard for him above every other object. His own excellency, his unspeakable goodness to them, his promises of future blessings, are all grounds of the strongest love. ...
  13. (5. affection) the emotional response of love, sympathy, or tenderness toward somebody
  14. (AFFECTION) A painful sensation, such as gout, rheumatism, cramp, headache. –Aristocratic Satire.
  15. (Affection (nonverbal)) Nonverbal signals that display liking such as hugs, kisses, back rubbing, adoring eye contact, handshaking, blowing kisses, increased proximity and submissive body language such as head tilting and neck exposure.
  16. (Affection) Express generalized positive regard beyond mere acknowledgment of the other.
  17. (Affection) Observable behaviors that result when parents act on their feelings of warmth or love. Parental affection can be shown either physically (hugging, kissing, caressing, comforting, and the like) or verbally (praising, complimenting, saying nice things to or about the child, and so ...
  18. (Affection) a reward we give to our dogs and to ourselves, but only after the dog has achieved calm submission in our “pack”.
  19. (Affection) is warmth and energy given freely. It includes gentle touch, smiles, warm tone of voice and soft eye contact.
  20. (affection) A feeling of warm, emotional attachment we have for people we appreciate and care for. (ch 7) (219)
  21. (affection) The need to establish psychologically close relationships with others.
  22. (affection) an emotion, a feeling: like, goodwill, kindly feeling, love, a passion, lust. esp. feeling as opp. to reason. A mental state; an emotion, a feeling. Feeling as opp. to reason; passion, lust. Goodwill, kindly feeling, love. ...
  23. (affection) tender feeling - 21 misses