Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Having or expressing love; loving; fond.

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Usage examples "affectionate":

  1. " He shan't see this thing if I can help it, though I dare say some particularly affectionate friend will send it to him, carefully marked. - "Thelma", Marie Corelli.
  2. " Clara is a good girl," replied his wife; " she is so mild, so affectionate, that I doubt not she will make him happy- Frank might have done worse at the Hall." - "Precaution", James Fenimore Cooper.
  3. " Be a good girl, and don't be depressed while I am away," he said in a warm, affectionate tone which touched even me. - "The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories", Anton Chekhov.