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synonyms for affectionateness

  • affability
  • affection
  • agreeability
  • agreeableness
  • amiableness
  • bonhomie
  • congeniality
  • congenialness
  • cordiality
  • friendliness
  • geniality
  • genialness
  • goodwill
  • graciousness
  • pleasantness
  • warmth
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How to use affectionateness in a sentence

There was altogether a simplicity and an affectionateness in her every word, look, and gesture, which were really captivating.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
The insinuating affectionateness and winning playfulness had hitherto not been brought out so distinctly.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
Because of our constancy I expected something better than the serene affectionateness that shone in Dick's smile.
THE BEST SHORT STORIES OF 1917VARIOUS
Of all the qualities, indeed, of his nature, affectionateness seems to have been the most ardent and most deep.
LIFE OF LORD BYRON, VOL. I. (OF VI.)THOMAS MOORE
And so was the affectionateness of woman—meaning nothing, only an effect of warmth and geniality, nothing beyond that.
THE MARRIAGE OF ELINORMARGARET OLIPHANT
It would be more important to ascertain, in what degree Shelley was animated by parental affectionateness.
THE REAL SHELLEY, VOL. II (OF 2)JOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON
The gentle affectionateness of the girl towards both her father and her aunt was beautiful in the extreme.
THE GOLDEN SHOEMAKERJ. W. KEYWORTH
There is a homely poetry, an innocent affectionateness, in it characteristic of the people.
WISDOM, WIT, AND PATHOS OF OUIDAOUIDA
The dearest and greatest of all my friends had a sort of beauty and affectionateness that only animals have.
THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMAGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
He spoke with a careless affectionateness, for the young Countess in her helpless beauty appealed to him.
A MODERN MERCENARYKATE PRICHARD AND HESKETH VERNON HESKETH-PRICHARD
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WORDS RELATED TO AFFECTIONATENESS

  • affability
  • affection
  • affectionateness
  • agreeability
  • agreeableness
  • amiableness
  • bonhomie
  • congeniality
  • congenialness
  • cordiality
  • friendliness
  • geniality
  • genialness
  • goodwill
  • graciousness
  • pleasantness
  • warmth
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.