Definitions for affectiveˈæf ɛk tɪv
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
af•fec•tiveˈæf ɛk tɪv(adj.)
caused by or expressing emotion or feeling; emotional.
causing emotion or feeling.
Origin of affective:
1540–50; < ML
af•fec•tiv•i•tyˌæf ɛkˈtɪv ɪ ti(n.)
affectional, affective, emotive(adj)
characterized by emotion
Relating to, resulting from, or influenced by the emotions.
Emotional; emotionally charged.
Origin: From affectivus, from affectus, past participle of afficere
tending to affect; affecting
pertaining to or exciting emotion; affectional; emotional
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