affectional

adjective
af·​fec·​tion·​al | \ ə-ˈfek-shnəl How to pronounce affectional (audio) , -shə-nᵊl \

Definition of affectional

: of or relating to the affections

Other Words from affectional

affectionally adverb

First Known Use of affectional

1841, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for affectional

affection + -al entry 1

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“Affectional.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/affectional. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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