Definition of affectuous


  1. :  ardent, affectionate

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Origin and Etymology of affectuous

Middle English, from Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French affectueux, from Late Latin affectuosus, from Latin affectus disposition, affection, desire + -osus -ous — more at affect

First Known Use: 14th century

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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