What does affectionate mean?

Definitions for affectionate
əˈfɛk ʃə nɪtaf·fec·tion·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. affectionate, fond, lovesome, tender, warmadjective

    having or displaying warmth or affection

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Affectionateadjective

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

  2. Affectionateadjective

    kindly inclined; zealous

  3. Affectionateadjective

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

  4. Affectionateadjective

    strongly inclined; -- with to

Editors Contribution

  1. affectionate

    To show love and understanding.

    His wife to be is an effectionate and loving person just like him which brings much joy to them both.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  

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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

Examples of affectionate in a Sentence

  1. Osvaldo Sobrinho:

    He will have a very affectionate home with our employee.

  2. Samuel Richardson:

    Good men must be affectionate men.

  3. Ginger Rogers:

    Perhaps I am old-fashioned, but black and white films still hold an affectionate place in my heart; they have an incomparable mystique and mood.

  4. Kimberly Jensen:

    There are couples out there where one person is more affectionate than the other. Maybe it they can bring their partner to the convention to show them cuddling is normal.

  5. 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.

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