[ uh-fin-i-tiv ]

  1. characterized by affinity; closely related or associated.

Origin of affinitive

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

Other words from affinitive

  • non·af·fin·i·tive, adjective

Words Nearby affinitive Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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