affectionateness

Definitions of affectionateness
  1. noun
    a positive feeling of liking
    synonyms: affection, fondness, heart, philia, tenderness, warmheartedness, warmness
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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
  2. noun
    a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
    synonyms: fondness, lovingness, warmth
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    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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