affectional

[ uh-fek-shuh-nl ]
/ əˈfɛk ʃə nl /

adjective

relating to or implying affection.

Nearby words

  1. affectation,
  2. affected,
  3. affectedly,
  4. affecting,
  5. affection,
  6. affectional orientation,
  7. affectionate,
  8. affectionately,
  9. affective,
  10. affective disorder

Origin of affectional

First recorded in 1855–60; affection1 + -al1

Related formsaf·fec·tion·al·ly, adverb

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