- strongly disposed or inclined.
- passionate; headstrong.
- biased; partisan.
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It retains a plentiful sense of the ludicrous in its exploration of class and social norms, though the film is affectionate in the end.
Remote workers on the platform are using 80% more emoji since the onset of Covid-19, and choosing more openly affectionate symbols to bridge the months of separation from their colleagues.The angst of remote workers is evident in their emoji|Anne Quito|July 28, 2020|Quartz
I get the benefit of 50 years-worth of television that people are affectionate about.Doctor Who: It’s Time For a Black, Asian, or Woman Doctor|Nico Hines|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not all the women Dodsworth included had positive or affectionate things to say about their breasts.
He was a beautiful child, sweet natured, affectionate, with cocoa-colored skin and a thousand-watt smile.The Cost: What Stop and Frisk Does to a Young Man’s Soul|Rilla Askew|May 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While we did not ‘know’ each other in a Biblical sense, it was nevertheless inappropriately romantic and affectionate.Sex Scandal Rocks the Duggars’ Christian Patriarchy Movement|Amanda Marcotte|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The company describes it as an “affectionate, irreverent re-telling of the ultimate best-seller.”
Among these were her two brothers, Bahman and Perviz, who exchanged with her the most affectionate embraces.The Arabian Nights Entertainments|Anonymous
You give me affectionate glimpses of the woman God meant you to be some day.The Bondwoman|Marah Ellis Ryan
These were most affectionate and also illuminating on national matters.Priestley in America|Edgar F. Smith
For four years they were as faithful, affectionate, and devoted to the young men as any wives in all France.Paris: With Pen and Pencil|David W. Bartlett
In a hearty laugh over Hans Roeckle's political knowledge, they wished each other an affectionate good-night, and separated.The Daltons, Volume I (of II)|Charles James Lever