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synonyms for affections

  • center
  • circle
  • conscience
  • emotions
  • feelings
  • inside
  • interior
  • sentiments
  • soul
  • spirit
  • sympathies
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antonyms for affections

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  • exterior
  • exteriority
  • outside
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How to use affections in a sentence

At another time her affections were deeply engaged by a young gentleman who visited a lady on a neighboring plantation.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
An old gentleman says, he is the last man in the world to tyrannize over a daughter's affections.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The latter, on his side, was anxious to retain Massna's affections, and at once offered him the command of the Army of Italy.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
If the affections of the heart be sanctified, they will be elevated to God in every religious exercise, and especially in this.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Holy thoughts and affections unexpressed are sometimes like a fire shut up in the bones.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Towne made a fool of a girl I knowshe is married, though; it didnt smash her affections very deep; married rich, too.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
Anne Montgomery is the most conspicuous victim of what are generally supposed to be the higher affections that I know.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
She thus continued to dwell in the boundless regions of the intellect and the affections.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
There were no impassioned affections glowing in her bosom and impelling her to his side.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
A husband has a right of action for damages against any person who alienates his wife's affections.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
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WORDS RELATED TO AFFECTIONS

  • affections
  • center
  • circle
  • conscience
  • emotions
  • feelings
  • inside
  • interior
  • sentiments
  • soul
  • spirit
  • sympathies
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.