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synonyms for affective

  • emotional
  • emotive
  • feeling
  • intuitive
  • noncognitive
  • perceptual
  • visceral
See also synonyms for: affectivity
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How to use affective in a sentence

The affective and humorous two-hander, now at Mosaic Theater Company, covers nearly 10 tense years of annual October visits home during which John and adult daughter Caitlyn, both avid birders, indulge in their gentle hobby when they’re not fighting.
EXPLORING A COMPLICATED FATHER-DAUGHTER RELATIONSHIPPATRICK FOLLIARDNOVEMBER 7, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
That narrative connection allows us to better see a situation from another’s viewpoint, and stories with an emotional bent engage the affective empathy network of the brain.
THE STORYTELLING GENIUS OF JANE GOODALL AND WHY INTELLECTUAL ARGUMENTS DON'T CHANGE BEHAVIORSUSANNA SCHROBSDORFFOCTOBER 7, 2021TIME
Soon he’ll go into winter hibernation, getting pasty and battling seasonal affective disorder like the rest of us.
IN DEFENSE OF SHIRTLESS BIKE DUDEJVERSTEEGHSEPTEMBER 30, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Natural selection processes shaped not only human physiology but human psychology as well—our cognitive, affective, and motivational capacities and dispositions.
ARE WE CUT OUT FOR UNIVERSAL MORALITY? - ISSUE 100: OUTSIDERSWILLIAM J. FITZPATRICKMAY 26, 2021NAUTILUS
That fact alone demonstrates that more complex cognitive consciousness is dependent upon the basic affective form of consciousness that’s generated in the upper brainstem.
CONSCIOUSNESS IS JUST A FEELING - ISSUE 98: MINDSTEVE PAULSONMARCH 3, 2021NAUTILUS
But the affective or appetitive powers tend towards external action.
ON PRAYER AND THE CONTEMPLATIVE LIFEST. THOMAS AQUINAS
The students of Religion have usually been content to describe it either in intellectual or in affective terms.
THE PSYCHOLOGICAL ORIGIN AND THE NATURE OF RELIGIONJAMES H. LEUBA
The passionate vehemence with which her words were uttered was affective.
A PRINCE OF ANAHUACJAMES A. PORTER
Our work as educators will be to maintain a working harmony in the affective and instinctive life of the people.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF NATIONSG.E. PARTRIDGE
Volition is here used in the wider sense, as including all motor and affective activities in mind.
SOCIAL VALUEB. M. ANDERSON
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WORDS RELATED TO AFFECTIVE

  • affectional
  • affective
  • heartwarming
  • moving
  • stirring
  • touching
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