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affection

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  • nounstrong fondness
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Synonyms for affection

noun strong fondness
  • care
  • closeness
  • desire
  • devotion
  • emotion
  • feeling
  • friendship
  • good will
  • kindness
  • love
  • passion
  • sentiment
  • tenderness
  • warmth
  • ardor
  • attachment
  • case
  • concern
  • crush
  • endearment
  • friendliness
  • hankering
  • heart
  • inclination
  • itch
  • liking
  • predilection
  • propensity
  • regard
  • shine
  • solicitude
  • weakness
  • yen
  • amore
  • puppy love
  • soft spot

Antonyms for affection

  • carelessness
  • dislike
  • hate
  • hatred
  • indifference
  • neglect
  • negligence
  • antipathy
  • coldness
  • disinterest
  • animosity
  • enmity
  • ill will
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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amorousness

noun. love

appreciation

noun. recognition of worth
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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