affinity

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  • Students are known for their strong affinity towards the university especially during sports games.
  • He soon discovered he had a feeling for wood and developed an affinity towards the material.
  • What special affinities appeared to him to exist between the moon and woman? Cited from Ulysses, by James Joyce
  • I shall not find out when I have used up my affinities. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 3, No. 15, January, 1859, by Various
  • Winter-use areas are determined by amount of snow rather than affinity to a particular site.
  • Character's affinity towards one another can have effects on the rest of the game.
  • Does it look as if his true affinities were beyond the grave and above the stars? Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Various, Maclaren
  • Affinity groups may have either open or closed membership, although the latter is far more common.
  • A given Affinity group may have all, some or none of these positions.
  • Natural affinities left no doubt as to the side she would choose. Cited from A Short History of the Great War, A.F. Pollard
  • By what strange affinities had she and the dream grown thus apart, yet so closely together? Cited from Great Pictures, As Seen and Described by Famous Writers, by Singleton
  • There were but few real affinities which could bring them together. Cited from Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia, by William Gilmore Simms
  • We three would like you to know we feel a natural affinity and tenderness for your children.
  • Equipment are influenced by their material and affinity to enemy classes and elements.
  • From a young age, Fair had always been known for his affinity for a wide range of music.
  • She has an affinity towards the spring and once wished that it would stay spring forever.
  • It has been little studied and until recently its affinities remained obscure.
  • Well, she expresses it well in some of the things she has written about affinities. Cited from The Dream Doctor, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • It is curious to find affinities discussed in our modern sense so long ago. Cited from Old-Time Makers of Medicine, by James J. Walsh
  • Wilson has a happy childhood and finds he has a natural affinity for birds.
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Words starting with affinity

Meaning of affinity

  • noun (immunology) the attraction between an antigen and an antibody
  • noun (anthropology) kinship by marriage or adoption; not a blood relationship
  • noun (biology) state of relationship between organisms or groups of organisms resulting in resemblance in structure or structural parts
    in anatomical structure prehistoric man shows close affinity with modern humans
  • noun A close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character
    found a natural affinity with the immigrants, felt a deep kinship with the other students, anthropology's kinship with the humanities
  • noun The force attracting atoms to each other and binding them together in a molecule
    basic dyes have an affinity for wool and silk
  • noun Inherent resemblance between persons or things
  • noun A natural attraction or feeling of kinship
    an affinity for politics, the mysterious affinity between them, James's affinity with Sam