Affectionateness in a sentence

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Definition of Affectionateness

  • The quality of being affectionate; fondness; affection.
  • a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
  • a positive feeling of liking

How to use affectionateness in a sentence. Affectionateness pronunciation.

My Dear Friend,-As I find I never write a letter except at the dunning of the Penny Post,-which is the pest of the century,-I have thought lately of crossing to England to excuse to you my negligence of your injunction, which so flattered me by its affectionateness a year ago.
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There was now no pretence of affectionateness either on her part or on his.
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They looked at each other again, with timid affectionateness.
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She explained it vaguely by saying that 'they did not get on well together'; which was strange, considering Constance's sweet affectionateness.
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Vastness_; the verses _To Mary Boyle_-(in the same stanza as Musset's _le Mie Prigioni_)-are marked by such a natural grace of form and such a winning 'affectionateness,' to coin a word, of intention and accomplishment as Lord Tennyson has never surpassed nor very often equalled.
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But it must have been a mingling of awe and affectionateness; for he would often-even before he could walk-crawl up to the little chair, steady himself by it, and then look into Lord Cairnforth's face with those mysterious baby eyes, full of questioning, but yet without the slightest fear.
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A special attraction was that the Misses Cabot, the elder of whom became a few years later Mrs. Charles Follen (both of whom will be remembered by English friends), made a common home with my mother; and the radiant intelligence, glowing enthusiasm, hearty affectionateness, and genial merriment of these bright-witted sisters charmed him.
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Every one of those jolly Britons thought well of the Colonel for his affectionateness and liberality, and contrasted it with the behaviour of the Tory Baronet-their representative.
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I hesitate a little to speak of his capacity for friendship and the affectionateness of his nature, for I know from his own reserve that he would not care to have it much talked about.
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During their passage across lake Huron, Sir Everard had usually taken his seat on the deck, at that respectful distance which he conceived the delicacy of the position of the unfortunate cousins demanded; but in such a manner that, while he seemed wholly abstracted from them, his eye had more than once been detected by Clara fixed on hers, with an affectionateness of interest she could not avoid repaying with a glance of recognition and approval.
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Her eyes were large, brown, soft, and full of the same tender, pensive kindness as her voice and smile; and perhaps it was this air of patient suffering that above all attracted Bertha, in the soreness of her wounded spirit, just as the affectionateness gained Maria, with the instinct of a child.
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The kind lad, his kinsman, attended his elder comrade with a very praiseworthy affectionateness and care until he was pronounced out of danger by the doctors, when Frank went off, passed the winter at Bruxelles, and besieged, no doubt, some other fortress there.
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But swiftly they became troubled, doubtful, then full of a warm, rich affectionateness and laughter.
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It is kindness, affectionateness, benevolence, sympathy, rejoicing with them that do rejoice, and weeping with them that weep.
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Examples of Affectionateness

Example #1
I was to write once a month.
Example #2
My own disobedience is wonderful, and explains to me all the sins of omission of the whole world.
Example #3
They might, to judge from their attitudes, have been nourished from infancy on mutual hatred.
Example #4
Her sobs were less frequent.
Example #5
Sophia burst out, clasping her hands in joy.
Example #6
And they both slid down from the counter just as if they had been little boys, and not, as their mother called them, "great girls.