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Definition 1: a positive feeling of liking - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where affection or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for affection in the sense of this definition

(affection is a kind of ...) the experiencing of affective and emotional states

"she had a feeling of euphoria" "he had terrible feelings of guilt" "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"

(... is a kind of affection ) a feeling of affection for a person or an institution

(... is a kind of affection ) a feeling of protective affection

(... is a kind of affection ) a feeling of friendship and esteem

"she mistook his manly regard for love" "he inspires respect"

(... is a kind of affection ) a sentimental affection

"she had a soft spot for her youngest son"

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