- Word Combinations (adjective), Word Explorer
|part of speech:
||feeling or showing affection.
His affectionate aunt planted kisses on his cheeks.Some people think that cats are not affectionate, but mine certainly is.He was never openly affectionate with his children, but somehow they knew they were loved.
- loving, tender
- cold, undemonstrative
- similar words:
- caring, compassionate, devoted, doting, fond, friendly, intimate, soft-hearted, tender-hearted, warm, warm-hearted
||amorous, chatty, chummy, hearty, sentimental, warm-hearted