What does affective mean?

Definitions for affectiveˈæf ɛk tɪv

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. affectional, affective, emotive(adj)

    characterized by emotion


  1. affective(Adjective)

    Relating to, resulting from, or influenced by the emotions.

  2. affective(Adjective)

    Emotional; emotionally charged.

  3. Origin: From affectivus, from affectus, past participle of afficere

Webster Dictionary

  1. Affective(adj)

    tending to affect; affecting

  2. Affective(adj)

    pertaining to or exciting emotion; affectional; emotional

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. affectif.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of affective in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of affective in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anne Chapas:

    I like to add thicker ointments to the hands, ones with lanolin or petrolatum are quite affective.

Images & Illustrations of affective

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Translations for affective

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • tunteellinen, affektiivinen, tunnepitoinen, liikuttunutFinnish
  • эмоциональныйRussian

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