1.N-UNCOUNT喜爱;喜欢If you regard someone or something with affection, you like them and are fond of them.
She thought of him with affection...
She had developed quite an affection for the place.
...trying to win their affection.
2.N-PLURAL爱慕;钟爱之情Your affections are your feelings of love or fondness for someone.
The distant object of his affections is Caroline...
Jack Russell has a special place in the affections of the cricketing public.
...her fear of being replaced in his affections.
She is craving for love and affection.
That affection stretches to hna deals.
Did he look upon his own successful rival in that son's affection?
Close friendships display strong support and affection, blieszner says.
It can be an affection and tenderness felt by lovers.
This is because when you express affection towards someone else, they are likely to reciprocate.
Was this interest aroused within me solely by a natural affection for my own past?
Parents embrace to their children can build a bond and strong affection between children and their parents.
Women, meanwhile, said that such shows of affection had very little impact on their happiness.
Women will tend to communicate more affection and prioritize communication more than the masculine side of theequation.
One of the strengths of this study was that it specifically examined the benefits of expressing affection.
Affection, I can now see, is not something one has in limited supply like money or drinking water.
For an ocean-loving nation, japan has an odd way of showing its affection for the sea.
The affection was mutual and 20 years later he built and settled in a house in the south of the peloponnese.
Strength does not breed affection.
It's all economic; china cannot win affection by flaunting economic power.
Generally speaking, a little unreserved and unqualified affection is the least they can do.
The affection she actually received was fragmentary.
He beamed with affection upon his new friend.
Mr. geissler hopes small amounts of gold will replace chocolate or flowers as commonplace tokens of affection.