pretium affectionis


pre·​ti·​um af·​fec·​ti·​o·​nis
plural pretia affectionis
: a factitious value placed upon a thing by its owner because of some sentimental association or a whim

Word History


Latin, price of affection

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“Pretium affectionis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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