Affection

Affection, attraction, infatuation, or fondness is a `disposition or rare 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, disease, influence, and state of being. `Affection` is popularly used to denote a feeling or type of...
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affection

[n] - a positive feeling of liking
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Affection

• (n.) The act of affecting or acting upon; the state of being affected. • (n.) Bent of mind; a feeling or natural impulse or natural impulse acting upon and swaying the mind; any emotion; as, the benevolent affections, esteem, gratitude, etc.; the malevolent affections, hatred, envy, etc.; inclination; disposition; propensity; tendency. ...
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affection

affectionateness noun 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`
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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. Subsequently, the vowel triggering the change was normally lost. The two main types of affection are a-infection and i-infection. i-infection i...
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Affection

Af·fec'tion noun [ French affection , Latin affectio , from afficere . See Affect .] 1. The act of affecting or acting upon; the state of being affected. 2. An attribute; a quality or property; a condition; a bodily state; as, figure, weight, etc. , are
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affection

1. The act of affecting or acting upon; the state of being affected. ... 2. An attribute; a quality or property; a condition; a bodily state; as, figure, weight, etc, are affections of bodies. 'The affections of quantity.' 'And, truly, waking dreams were, more or less, An old and strange affection of the house.' (Tennyson) ... 3. Bent of mind; a fe...
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affection

a positive feeling of liking
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affection

Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-fek′shŭn Definitions: 1. A moderate feeling of tenderness, caring, or love. 2. An abnormal condition of body or mind.
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