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affections

noun
plural of affection

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1 a feeling of strong or constant regard for and dedication to someone
  • an elderly couple showing their affection for each other by little acts of kindness

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2 an abnormal state that disrupts a plant's or animal's normal bodily functioning
  • born with a heart affection that later caused him problems

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4 something that sets apart an individual from others of the same kind
  • religion, of one kind or another, is an affection common to every society known to have existed

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“Affections.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/affections. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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