affectionateness

Definitions of affectionateness
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n a positive feeling of liking

Synonyms:
affection, fondness, heart, philia, 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

n a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love

Synonyms:
fondness, lovingness, warmth
Types:
tenderness
a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling
uxoriousness
foolish fondness for or excessive submissiveness to one's wife
Type of:
emotionalism, emotionality
emotional nature or quality

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