Affection Synonyms and Antonyms

ə-fĕk'shən

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Synonyms for Affection

A strong predilection or enthusiasm:
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A word or act expressing affection
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The quality of being warmhearted
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(Mathematics) The shortest path between two vertices in a graph
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Friendliness; good will:
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(Countable, ecclesiastical) A prayer (often found in the plural)
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Something, such as a tie, band, or fastener, that attaches one thing to another.
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Ability to experience affects: feelings, emotions, judgement, motivations, etc.
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Solicitude is defined as care or concern for someone or something.
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Any specific feeling; any of various complex reactions with both mental and physical manifestations, as love, hate, fear, anger, etc.
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A preconceived liking; partiality or preference (for)
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Warm liking
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Warmth is a moderate amount of heat, or a feeling of excitement or affection.
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Courage; resolution; fortitude:
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Passion is a strong feeling of love or enthusiasm, especially in the context of a sexual relationship.
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A matter that relates to or affects one:
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A particular point or aspect; respect:
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Warm liking
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An instance of kind behavior:
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(Always in the plural) Emotional attraction or desire.
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Faithfulness or devotion to some person, cause or nation.
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A thought, opinion, judgment, or attitude, usually the result of careful consideration, but often colored with emotion
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The state or quality of being affectionate.
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The definition of an ailment is a bodily or mental disorder or illness.
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A disease; illness; sickness
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A specific moral quality regarded as good or meritorious
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An inclination; taste
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Tenderness is gentleness, or is feelings of warmth and affection for someone or something, or is a soreness, or is the quality of being able to be easy to cut or chew.
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The state of being warm; warmth
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Friendship (translating Greek φιλία in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics)
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The state or condition of being goatish.
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Plural form of like
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The definition of ardor is a way of feeling or acting that is energetic and exciting.
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(Countable) An inadequate quality; fault
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Warm liking
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Desire is defined as physically longing for something.
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(Archaic) Judgment; opinion.
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An image or representation of anything formed in the mind; conception; thought; idea.
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An innate inclination; a tendency.
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A disease; a malady.
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A weak or vulnerable point:
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Antonyms for Affection

The definition of hatred is a feeling of intense dislike.
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Bitter hostility or open enmity; active hatred.
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The definition of a dislike is a feeling of not liking someone or something.
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The bitter attitude or feelings of an enemy or of mutual enemies; hostility; antagonism
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A strong feeling of dislike or ill will; hatred
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The definition of antipathy is something which is naturally opposed or disliked.
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Ill-disposed attitude; grudge; dislike.
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Words Related to Affection

The condition of being closely tied to another by affection or faith
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Plural form of feeling
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Disease
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A particular destructive process in an organ or organism, with a specific cause and characteristic symptoms; specif., an illness; ailment
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