affectionateness

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  • I always love at such times to round my words to him with a sweet affectionateness of mean. Cited from Samantha at Saratoga, by Josiah Allen's Wife
  • The gentle affectionateness of the girl towards both her father and her aunt was beautiful in the extreme. Cited from The Golden Shoemaker, by J. W. Keyworth
  • There was now no pretence of affectionateness either on her part or on his. Cited from The Old Wives' Tale, by Arnold Bennett
  • How can charity towards all men fail to follow, being the mere affectionateness of innocence and peace? Cited from Daily Strength for Daily Needs,by Mary W. Tileston
  • The dearest and greatest of all my friends had a sort of beauty and affectionateness that only animals have. Cited from The Doctor's Dilemma, by George Bernard Shaw
  • Sally's appealing affectionateness of manner went very far to make this easy. Cited from Hetty's Strange History, by Anonymous
  • Of all the qualities, indeed, of his nature, affectionateness seems to have been the most ardent and most deep. Cited from Life of Lord Byron, Vol. I. (of VI.), by Thomas Moore
  • Actuated by this purpose, she took a resolution, worthy both of the strength and affectionateness of her mind. Cited from Memoirs of the Author of a Vindication of the Rights of Woman, by Godwin
  • You are too good and kind, and I shall wrap myself in this piece of affectionateness on your part with very pleasant feelings. Cited from The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. II (of 2), ed. by Kenyon
  • They looked at each other again, with timid affectionateness. Cited from The Old Wives' Tale, by Arnold Bennett
  • A warm appreciation of what those things were touched his regard for his companion with a sober affectionateness. Cited from The Lovely Lady, by Mary Austin
  • He is about as untamable as the zebra, and with his family affectionateness leads apparently a very happy life. Cited from Among the Tibetans, Isabella L. Bird
  • Mrs. Graves greeted Jack with much affectionateness, and asked what they had arranged for the afternoon. Cited from Watersprings, by Arthur Christopher Benson
  • And he had that special claim on their attachment which lies in the living presence of a faithful and loyal affectionateness. Cited from The Oxford Movement, by R.W. Church
  • We are not yet seraphs; and we cannot always trust to our affectionateness, to carry us through a violent attack of temptation. Cited from Sermons to the Natural Man, by William G.T. Shedd
  • I keep my thoughts as far as I can from bitter things, and the affectionateness of my dearest sisters is indeed much on the other side. Cited from The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. II (of 2), ed. by Kenyon
  • And he had that special claim on their attachment, which lies in the living presence of a faithful and loyal affectionateness. Cited from Apologia Pro Vita Sua, by John Henry Cardinal Newman
  • Turning to the life of the household, affectionateness is one of the secrets of happiness. Cited from Making the Most of Life, by J. R. Miller
  • But swiftly they became troubled, doubtful, then full of a warm, rich affectionateness and laughter. Cited from Women in Love, by D.H. Lawrence
  • I understand your affectionateness and tender consideration, I repeat, and thank you; and love you, which is better. Cited from The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. II (of 2), ed. by Kenyon
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Meaning of affectionateness

  • noun A quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love