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 Dictionary entry overview: What does affection mean? 

  The noun AFFECTION has 1 sense:

1. a positive feeling of liking

  Familiarity information: AFFECTION used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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A positive feeling of liking

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions


affection; affectionateness; philia; warmness; fondness; warmheartedness; tenderness; heart

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms ("affection" is a kind of...):

feeling (the experiencing of affective and emotional states)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "affection"):

attachment; fond regard (a feeling of affection for a person or an institution)

protectiveness (a feeling of protective affection)

regard; respect (a feeling of friendship and esteem)

soft spot (a sentimental affection)

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