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Definition of Affectionate

Affectionate

  1. Having affection or warm regard; loving; fond; as, an affectionate brother.
  2. Kindly inclined; zealous.
  3. Proceeding from affection; indicating love; tender; as, the affectionate care of a parent; affectionate countenance, message, language.
  4. Strongly inclined; -- with to.

Affectionate Quotations

Perhaps I am old-fashioned, but black and white films still hold an affectionate place in my heart; they have an incomparable mystique and mood.
Ginger Rogers

I've always wanted male friends that I could be real intimate with and talk about important things with and be as affectionate with that person as I would be with a girl.
Kurt Cobain

In Asian languages, the word for 'mind' and the word for 'heart' are same. So if you're not hearing mindfulness in some deep way as heartfulness, you're not really understanding it. Compassion and kindness towards oneself are intrinsically woven into it. You could think of mindfulness as wise and affectionate attention.
Jon Kabat-Zinn

The metaphor of the king as the shepherd of his people goes back to ancient Egypt. Perhaps the use of this particular convention is due to the fact that, being stupid, affectionate, gregarious, and easily stampeded, the societies formed by sheep are most like human ones.
Northrop Frye

A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Affectionate Translations

affectionate in Dutch is aanhalig
affectionate in French is affectieux
affectionate in Italian is amoroso
affectionate in Spanish is zalamero, amante, mimoso
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