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af·fec·tion

affection

 
 
pronunciation:
fek shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a friendly feeling of liking or loving someone or something.
I have very strong affection for my grandparents.
antonyms:
coldness
similar words:
attachment, caring, devotion, friendliness, good will, liking, love, tenderness, warmth
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