Definitions for affectionateness
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
af•fec•tion•ateəˈfɛk ʃə nɪt(adj.)
showing affection or love; fondly tender:
an affectionate embrace.
having great affection or love; loving:
your affectionate brother.
Origin of affectionate:
affection, affectionateness, fondness, tenderness, heart, warmness, warmheartedness, philia(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"
affectionateness, fondness, lovingness, warmth(noun)
a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
The state or quality of being affectionate.
the quality of being affectionate; fondness; affection
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