philia

DEFINITIONS OF: philia

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n a positive feeling of liking

Synonyms:
affection, affectionateness, fondness, heart, tenderness, warmheartedness, warmness
Types:
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attachment, fond regard
a feeling of affection for a person or an institution
protectiveness
a feeling of protective affection
regard, respect
a feeling of friendship and esteem
soft spot
a sentimental affection
Type of:
feeling
the experiencing of affective and emotional states
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