affection

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  • (US) IPA: /ʌ.fɛk.ʃən/
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Singular
affection

Plural
affections

  1. (uncountable) Affection is the state of being affected.
  2. (countable) An affection is a condition, state, or quality of something.
    Your weight is an affection of your body.
  3. (uncountable) If someone has affection for something or someone else, they love it; they like doing it; they are attached to it.
    I have affection for her.
  4. (countable) (medicine) An affection is a disease or malady of the body.

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