Part of speech:
Having or showing a friendly, generous, sympathetic, or warm-hearted nature.
Totally in love.
To love or admire excessively; adore
Capable of showing appreciation.
Characterized by devotion or zeal; dedicated
Expressing or characterized by warmth of feeling; passionate:
The definition of affectionate is having warm regard, feelings or love for someone or something.
(Of the weather) Causing the air to be cold.
(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
To affect as if with a caress.
To wish; to desire; to prefer.
To honor and love as a deity.
Considerate, courteous, devoted, etc.
The definition of thoughtful is someone who is pondering or someone that shows care or sympathy for others.
The definition of loyal is faithful or showing faithfulness to a government, person or cause.
Highly susceptible to sexual stimulation
To like or desire enthusiastically:
Feeling affection for someone; fond or involved:
The definition of considerate is being aware of and respecting other people's feelings.
Consistent with truth or actuality:
Disposed to inflict pain or suffering:
To be acquainted with:
To have a fancy for; to like; to be pleased with, particularly on account of external appearance or manners.
(Law) To try illegally to influence or instruct (a jury)
(Figuratively) To hold fast; to cling to; to cherish.
To bring comfort, composure, or relief.
To exalt is defined as to praise the virtues of someone or to raise that person into a position of greater authority or power.
To venerate is to treat or regard someone with great respect.
1817, Walter Scott, Rob Roy, XVII:
To give church sanction or authorization to
To esteem is defined as to respect, have regard for or admire something.
To feel strong dislike for or hostility toward:
To keep oneself from doing, engaging in, or partaking of something; refrain:
To refuse or reject with contempt or disdain; scorn
Loathe is defined as to intensely dislike someone or something.
To detest is defined as to really dislike or hate someone or something.
To touch or caress with the lips as an expression of affection, greeting, respect, or amorousness.
To transfer male reproductive cells from one individual to another, usually into an internal organ or cavity, such as a cloaca. Used of animals.
The definition of amiable is a person, place, or thing that is likeable or a person who is kind and good-natured.
Made irrationally enthusiastic.
Anxious is defined as someone who feels uneasy or excessively nervous.
Involved or responsible.
Of, relating to, or expressive of love, especially romantic love:
Suggestive of doing good; agreeable:
Warm and sincere; friendly:
Having qualities attributed to people of noble birth; noble-minded; gracious; magnanimous
Relating to or inclined toward love, especially sexual love; amorous.
Feeling and expressing affection
To move noisily or strike sharply (against something)
To enjoy; like
To be in a pet; sulk
To kiss and caress amorously.
To delight is defined as to cause someone to feel great happiness or to feel great happiness or joy.
To refuse to admit, consider, include, etc.; shut out; keep from entering, happening, or being; reject; bar
To go to bed; rest; sleep
(US, slang, dated) To examine (a student) rigidly; to subject to a severe examination.
To stop the movement or progress of:
To hold in a tight embrace.
Showing gentleness or kindness:
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