unaffectionate

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adjective un·af·fec·tion·ate \ˌən-ə-ˈfek-sh(ə-)nət\

Definition of unaffectionate

  1. :  not showing affection or fondness :  not affectionate lived with an unaffectionate aunt an unaffectionate nickname

unaffectionately

adverb … the chronically tardy Metro No. 8—unaffectionately known as the “Late” … — The Seattle Times

1815

First Known Use of unaffectionate

1815


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