meaning of AFFECTION

AFFECTION meaning in General Dictionary

The work of affecting or acting upon their state of being impacted

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  • a confident feeling of liking
  • The work of impacting or acting upon; hawaii of being impacted.
  • An attribute; a quality or property; a disorder; a physical condition; since, figure, body weight, etc. , are affections of bodies.
  • Bent of brain; a sense or normal impulse or natural impulse acting upon and swaying your head; any emotion; since, the benevolent affections, esteem, gratitude, etc.; the malevolent affections, hatred, envy, etc.; desire; disposition; propensity; tendency.
  • A settled good will; sort sensation; love; zealous or tender accessory; -- often when you look at the pl. Formerly accompanied by to, however now much more generally by for or towards; because, filial, social, or conjugal affections; to own an affection for or towards young ones.
  • Prejudice; prejudice.
  • illness; morbid symptom; malady; because, a pulmonary affection.
  • The lively representation of any emotion.
  • Affectation.
  • enthusiasm; violent feeling.

AFFECTION meaning in Law Dictionary

The making over, pawning, or mortgaging a thing to assure the payment of a sum of cash, or the discharge of another task or service. Crabb, Technol. Eating Plan.


AFFECTION meaning in Etymology Dictionary

very early 13c., "an emotion of this mind, passion, lust unlike reason," from Old French afection (12c.) "emotion, interest, disposition; love, destination, passion," from Latin affectionem (nominative affectio) "a relation, personality; a temporary state; a-frame, constitution," noun of state from past participle stem of afficere "to-do something to, act on" (see affect (n.)). Sense created from "disposition" to "good disposition toward" (belated 14c.). Associated: Affections.


AFFECTION - French to English

affection

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AFFECTION meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The act of impacting or acting upon; the state of being impacted.

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  • (n.) An attribute; an excellent or home; an ailment; a bodily state; because, figure, fat, etc. , are affections of figures.
  • (letter.) Bent of brain; a sense or natural impulse or natural impulse acting upon and swaying your brain; any feeling; since, the benevolent affections, esteem, gratitude, etc.; the malevolent affections, hatred, envy, etc.; desire; disposition; propensity; propensity.
  • (n.) A settled good might; type experience; love; zealous or tender attachment; -- usually into the pl. Previously followed closely by to, the good news is much more generally by for or in direction of; since, filial, social, or conjugal affections; to own an affection for or towards children.
  • (n.) Prejudice; bias.
  • (letter.) illness; morbid symptom; malady; as, a pulmonary affection.
  • (letter.) The lively representation of any feeling.
  • (n.) Affectation.
  • (letter.) Passion; violent emotion.

Sentence Examples with the word AFFECTION

Her heart is too full of unselfishness and affection to allow a dream of fear or unkindness.

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