Definition of Affectional

1. Adjective. Characterized by emotion.

Exact synonyms: Affective, Emotive
Similar to: Emotional
Derivative terms: Affect, Affect, Emote



Definition of Affectional

1. a. Of or pertaining to the affections; as, affectional impulses; an affectional nature.

Definition of Affectional

1. Adjective. Pertaining to the affections; affective; emotive; characterized by emotion. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Affectional

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Affectional

affectedly
affectedness
affectednesses
affecteds
affectee
affectees
affecter
affecters
affectest
affecteth
affectibility
affectible
affecting
affectingly
affection
affectional (current term)
affectionally
affectionate
affectionated
affectionately
affectionateness
affectionates
affectionating
affectioned
affectionless
affections
affective
affective disorder
affective disorders
affective personality disorder

Literary usage of Affectional

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1. Practical Christian Socialism: A Conversational Exposition of the True by Adin Ballou (1854)
"affectional education explained—Its distinctive peculiarities stated—Seven truths to ... affectional education. What do I mean by affec- tional education ? ..."

2. The Law of Psychic Phenomena: A Working Hypothesis for the Systematic Study by Thomson Jay Hudson (1908)
"... affectional Emotions. — Syllogistic Deductions. — The Divine Pedigree of Man. IT has often been said that no proposition is worthy of belief that is not ..."

3. Philosophy as Absolute Science, Founded in the Universal Laws of Being, and by Ephraim Langdon Frothingham, Arthur Lincoln Frothingham (1864)
"... the affectional Nature is divided into three departments, which are three regions corresponding with the three regions of the Understanding, ..."

4. Thoughts for the times by Hugh Reginald Haweis (1872)
"Then there are the affectional pleasures, when a man is happy in his family relations, when a man is happy in his nearest socialities, when he believes in ..."

5. Essays in Radical Empiricism by William James, Ralph Barton Perry (1912)
"THE PLACE OF affectional FACTS IN A WORLD OF PURE EXPERIENCE1 COMMON sense and popular philosophy are as dualistic as it is possible to be. ..."

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