Associations to the word «Affectionate»

Wiktionary

AFFECTIONATE, adjective. (of a person) Having affection or warm regard; loving; fond.
AFFECTIONATE, adjective. (of an action, etc.) Characterised by or proceeding from affection; indicating love; tender.
AFFECTIONATE, verb. (rare) To show affection to; to have affection for.
AFFECTIONATE, verb. (obsolete) (reflexive) To emotionally attach (oneself) to.

Dictionary definition

AFFECTIONATE, adjective. Having or displaying warmth or affection; "affectionate children"; "a fond embrace"; "fond of his nephew"; "a tender glance"; "a warm embrace".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King