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English noun: affectionateness

1. affectionateness (feeling) a positive feeling of liking


SamplesHe had trouble expressing the affection he felt.
The child won everyone's heart.
The warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home.


Synonymsaffection, fondness, heart, philia, tenderness, warmheartedness, warmness


Broader (hypernym)feeling


Narrower (hyponym)attachment, fond regard, protectiveness, regard, respect, soft spot

2. affectionateness (attribute) a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love


Synonymsfondness, lovingness, warmth


Broader (hypernym)emotionalism, emotionality


Narrower (hyponym)tenderness, uxoriousness









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