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Another word for affection

  1. The condition of being closely tied to another by affection or faith

      1. A bond, as of affection or loyalty; fond regard.
      2. Something, such as a tie, band, or fastener, that attaches one thing to another.
      3. The means by which something is physically attached.
      1. An act of religious observance or prayer, especially when private.
      2. One or more prayers or other religious practices, specif. of a private or nonofficial kind
      3. Ardent, often selfless affection and dedication, as to a person or principle.
      1. The quality of being fond
      2. Tender or doting affection
      3. An inclination; taste
      1. Fondness; affection
      2. A like; a predilection.
      3. A feeling of attraction or love; fondness:
      1. A feeling of brotherhood and good will toward other people
      2. An expression of one's love or affection
      3. An expression of one's affection:
      1. Quality, state, or instance of being loyal
      2. A feeling or attitude of devoted attachment and affection:
      3. Faithfulness or devotion to some person, cause or nation.
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  2. A complex and usually strong subjective response, such as love or hate

      1. Ability to experience affects: feelings, emotions, judgement, motivations, etc.
      1. A mental state that arises spontaneously rather than through conscious effort and is often accompanied by physiological changes; a feeling:
      2. Any specific feeling; any of various complex reactions with both mental and physical manifestations, as love, hate, fear, anger, etc.
      3. Strong feeling; excitement
      1. An awareness or impression:
      2. The sense of touch:
      3. Appreciative regard or understanding:
      1. The thought or meaning behind something said, done, or given, as distinct from the literal statement, act, etc.
      2. Tender or romantic feeling:
      3. Susceptibility to feeling or to emotional appeal; sensibility
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Another word for affection

  1. Warm liking

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  2. Disease

      1. A condition or tendency, as of society, regarded as abnormal and harmful.
      2. An abnormal condition of a part, organ, or system of an organism resulting from various causes, such as infection, inflammation, environmental factors, or genetic defect, and characterized by an identifiable group of signs, symptoms, or both.
      3. A particular destructive process in an organ or organism, with a specific cause and characteristic symptoms; specif., an illness; ailment
      1. Any bodily or mental disorder; illness, esp. a mild, chronic one
      2. A physical or mental disorder, especially a mild illness.
      1. An unwholesome condition:
      2. A disease; illness; sickness