Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun affection

1 sense of affection

Sense 1
affection, affectionateness, fondness, tenderness, heart, warmness, warmheartedness, philia -- (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")
       => feeling -- (the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual")

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