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Definition of: affection

(ə·fekshən) noun
1. Often plural Good disposition, as toward another; fond attachment; kind feelings: usually distinguished from love as less powerful or intense.
2. Often plural A mental state brought about by any influence; an emotion or feeling: to influence people by playing on their affections.
3. An abnormal state of the body; disease.
4. The act of affecting or influencing or the state of being influenced.
5. A property or attribute: Thought is said to be an affection of matter.
6. Psychol. Conscious perception of feeling or emotion: distinguished from cognition.
7. Obs. Constitutional inclination; tendency. See synonyms under ATTACHMENT, FRIENDSHIP, LOVE, INFLUENCE, DISEASE.

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great affection
deep affection
genuine affection
mutual affection
special affection
strong affection
show affection
real affection
love affection
growing affection
shows affection
public affection
natural affection
personal affection
out of affection

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Phrases starting with the letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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