What does affective mean?

affective meaning in General Dictionary

maintaining impact impacting

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  • described as emotion
  • Tending to influence; affecting.
  • regarding or interesting feeling; affectional; emotional.

affective meaning in Philosophy Dictionary

(Lat. affectio, from afficere, to influence) The common personality supposedly provided by pleasure, pain while the feelings as distinguished from the ideational and volitional components of consciousness. See Affect. -- L.W.

affective meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Tending to influence; influencing.

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  • (a.) Pertaining to or interesting emotion; affectional; psychological.

Sentence Examples with the word affective

The second solution is that every sensation has its specific affective quality, though by reason of the poverty of language many of these have no name.

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