Meaning & Definition of Affection in English
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"
- affection ,
- affectionateness ,
- fondness ,
- tenderness ,
- heart ,
- warmness ,
- warmheartedness ,
Examples of using
He shows warm affection for his children.
Everyone knows of his affection for that dog.
Especially do not feign affection.