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affinitive

[ uh-fin-i-tiv ]
/ əˈfɪn ɪ tɪv /
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adjective
characterized by affinity; closely related or associated.
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Origin of affinitive

First recorded in 1645–55; affinit(y) + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM affinitive

non·af·fin·i·tive, adjective
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How to use affinitive in a sentence

  • She and I were very affinitive, but neither she nor her family had any special interest in psychology.

    Seen and Unseen|E. Katharine Bates
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