Affectionate

Definition of Affectionate

Af`fec´tion`ate
a.1.Having affection or warm regard; loving; fond; as, an affectionate brother.
2.Kindly inclined; zealous.
Man, in his love God, and desire to please him, can never be too affectionate.
- Sprat.
3.Proceeding from affection; indicating love; tender; as, the affectionate care of a parent; affectionate countenance, message, language.
4.Strongly inclined; - with to.

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