But at the close of one chapter, she reprints the script of the ad with a seeming note of affection for its “real message.”
And he made his affection clear at the briefing, calling the boss “a president I love and respect.”
“Once somebody has access to food, to water, to shelter, the next need is affection and sex,” says Turnier.
Our affection for him is not solely down to his (stunning) looks alone.
With no touch, affection, and play, the children begin to provide their own stimulation because they need it to survive.
I come,' will I say, 'to vindicate the fair fame of one who once owned your affection.
She is a noble woman, bound to me by all that can engage my honour, my generosity, my affection.
He thanked his King in a voice full of gratitude and affection.
It had a theory of affection in the former case and of enmity in the latter.
You mustn't allow any—any affection for me to—to influence you in this matter.'
early 13c., "an emotion of the mind, passion, lust as opposed to reason," from Old French afection (12c.) "emotion, inclination, disposition; love, attraction, enthusiasm," from Latin affectionem (nominative affectio) "a relation, disposition; a temporary state; a frame, constitution," noun of state from past participle stem of afficere "to do something to, act on" (see affect (n.)). Sense developed from "disposition" to "good disposition toward" (late 14c.). Related: Affections.
affection af·fec·tion (ə-fěk'shən)
A tender feeling toward another; fondness.
A bodily condition; disease.
feeling or emotion. Mention is made of "vile affections" (Rom. 1:26) and "inordinate affection" (Col. 3:5). Christians are exhorted to set their affections on things above (Col. 3:2). There is a distinction between natural and spiritual or gracious affections (Ezek. 33:32).