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2 definitions found
 for affectionateness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Affectionateness \Af*fec"tion*ate*ness\, n.
     The quality of being affectionate; fondness; affection.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a positive feeling of liking; "he had trouble expressing
           the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart";
           "the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home"
           [syn: affection, affectionateness, fondness,
           tenderness, heart, warmness, warmheartedness,
      2: a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love [syn:
         affectionateness, fondness, lovingness, warmth]

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