What does affectionate mean?

Definitions for affectionateəˈfɛk ʃə nɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word affectionate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. affectionate, fond, lovesome, tender, warm(adj)

    having or displaying warmth or affection

    "affectionate children"; "a fond embrace"; "fond of his nephew"; "a tender glance"; "a warm embrace"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Affectionate(adj)

    having affection or warm regard; loving; fond; as, an affectionate brother

  2. Affectionate(adj)

    kindly inclined; zealous

  3. Affectionate(adj)

    proceeding from affection; indicating love; tender; as, the affectionate care of a parent; affectionate countenance, message, language

  4. Affectionate(adj)

    strongly inclined; -- with to

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of affectionate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of affectionate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Johann von Goethe:

    A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.

  2. Leo C. Rosten:

    Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.

  3. J. B. Yeats:

    Always when I see a man fond of praise I always think it is because he is an affectionate man craving for affection.

  4. Herbert Clark Hoover:

    No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him.

  5. Sunny Hostin:

    She is known for getting to know her clients very well, she is very affectionate and becomes a mother figure for clients.

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