Definition of Affective

1. Adjective. Characterized by emotion.

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



Definition of Affective

1. a. Tending to affect; affecting.

Definition of Affective

1. Adjective. Relating to, resulting from, or influenced by the emotions. ¹

2. Adjective. Emotional; emotionally charged. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Affective

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Affective

1. Pertaining to mood, emotion, feeling, sensibility, or a mental state. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Affective

affectible
affecting
affectingly
affection
affectional
affectionally
affectionate
affectionated
affectionately
affectionateness
affectionates
affectionating
affectioned
affectionless
affections
affective (current term)
affective disorder
affective disorders
affective personality disorder
affective psychosis
affective symptoms
affective tone
affectively
affectivities
affectivity
affectless
affectlessness
affectomotor
affects
affectuous

Literary usage of Affective

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1921)
"THE NATURE OF THE affective JUDGMENT IN THE METHOD OF PAIRED ... 2 M. Yokoyama, affective tendency as conditioned by color and form, Amer. ..."

2. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"affective Education Model The information deficit model did not take into account the complex relationship between knowledge acquisition and subsequent ..."

3. Experimental Psychology: A Manual of Laboratory Practice by Edward Bradford Titchener, ( (1901)
"Was there noticed, over and above this direct affective value of the colours, any emotive value ? Did the colours, ie, throw O into 'moods' or 'dispositions ..."

4. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Disturbances of the affective Life (Feelings, Emotions and Moods) The intimate association of affective or emotional states with the intellectual activities ..."

5. General Psychology by Walter Samuel Hunter (1919)
"IV THE affective PROCESSES in a better position to decide concerning the validity of ... The affective processes differ from emotions pre-eminently in their ..."

6. Psychology; an Introductory Study of the Structure and Function of Human by James Rowland Angell (1908)
"CHAPTER XIV FEELING AND THE GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF affective CONSCIOUSNESS Classifications ... We have already seen that the affective part of such feelings, ..."

7. Outlines of Psychology by Wilhelm Max Wundt, Charles Hubbard Judd (1897)
"This principle we will call that of the unity of the affective state. ... This principle of the unity of affective states is obviously connected with the ..."

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