affection

All Noun
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  • The affection and respect of their human friends is very important to them.
  • They've even shown affection towards each other on more than one occasion.
  • They love to perform in front of others and have a great need for affection.
  • Their affection can also be seen in the next two seasons.
  • During the eight-month tour he gained the king's confidence and affection.
  • Both began to grow affections for each other during their later years.
  • Apparently she had promised him her affections once he had killed off her husband.
  • Giving animals attention will increase their affection towards the player and may increase the quality of their products.
  • His affection for her is gone, and they part as friends.
  • She has sold over twenty million albums worldwide, including five million of Affection.
  • Even his father, who has strong affection for him, is hurt by his act.
  • He said "there is something about him that makes you feel great affection for him".
  • He expressed affection for this role, in no small part for its popularity among children.
  • I suppose my affection for the old man somehow got into the writing.
  • It was, however, based only on the personal affection of the king.
  • This approach won him a wide circle of friends whose affection and friendship ran deep.
  • This period of his life included his recorded affections of which nine were identified.
  • It can also be applied to girls as a term of affection from friends who are not family members.
  • Up to the age of three or four, the child is given considerable physical affection and freedom.
  • Commentators during his life and after his death expressed strong affection for him.
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Meaning of affection

  • noun A positive feeling of liking
    he had trouble expressing the affection he felt, the child won everyone's heart, the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home