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Affectionate - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Affectionate' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Affectionate [ a.]
- Having affection or warm regard; loving; fond; as, an affectionate brother.
- Kindly inclined; zealous.
- Proceeding from affection; indicating love; tender; as, the affectionate care of a parent; affectionate countenance, message, language.
- Strongly inclined; -- with to.

Meaning of 'Affectionate' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . affectionate [ s]
Meaning (1):
- having or displaying warmth or affection
Example in sentence:
  • a fond embrace;
  • a tender glance;
  • affectionate children;
  • fond of his nephew