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affection

noun

1 affection

A positive feeling of liking:
— He had trouble expressing the affection he felt.

synonyms: affectionateness, fondness, heart, philia, tenderness, warmheartedness, warmness.

Roget 821: feeling; suffering etc. v.; endurance, tolerance, sufferance, supportance, experience, response; sympathy etc. (love) 897; ... show more

Roget 888: friendship, amity; friendliness etc. adj.; brotherhood, fraternity, sodality, confraternity; harmony etc. (concord) 714; peace ... show more

Roget 897: love; fondness etc. adj.; liking; inclination etc. (desire) 865; regard, dilection, admiration, fancy.    affection, ... show more

Dutch: genegenheid




verb

Roget 897: love, like, affect, fancy, care for, take an interest in, be partial to, sympathize with; affection; be in love with etc. adj.; have a love ... show more

Moby thesaurus: Amor, Christian love, Eros, Platonic love, abnormality, access, acute disease, admiration, adoration, adore, affect, affectionateness, affections, affective faculty, affectivity, affliction, agape, ailment, allergic disease, allergy ... show more.

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