Affectionated to Afflictive

(Af*fec"tion*a`ted), a. Disposed; inclined. [Obs.]

Affectionated to the people.

(Af*fec"tion*ate*ly), adv. With affection; lovingly; fondly; tenderly; kindly.

(Af*fec"tion*ate*ness), n. The quality of being affectionate; fondness; affection.

(Af*fec"tioned) a.

1. Disposed. [Archaic]

Be kindly affectioned one to another.
Rom. xii. 10.

2. Affected; conceited. [Obs.] Shak.

(Af*fec"tive) a. [Cf. F. affectif.]

1. Tending to affect; affecting. [Obs.] Burnet.

2. Pertaining to or exciting emotion; affectional; emotional. Rogers.

(Af*fec"tive*ly), adv. In an affective manner; impressively; emotionally.

(Af*fec"tu*ous) a. [L. affectuous: cf. F. affectueux. See Affect.] Full of passion or emotion; earnest. [Obs.] — Af*fec"tu*ous*ly, adv. [Obs.] Fabyan.

(Af*feer") v. t. [OF. aforer, afeurer, to tax, appraise, assess, fr. L. ad + forum market, court of justice, in LL. also meaning price.]

1. To confirm; to assure. [Obs.] "The title is affeered." Shak.

2. (Old Law) To assess or reduce, as an arbitrary penalty or amercement, to a certain and reasonable sum.

Amercements . . . were affeered by the judges.

(Af*feer"er Af*feer"or) n. [OF. aforeur, LL. afforator.] (Old Law) One who affeers. Cowell.

(Af*feer"ment) n. [Cf. OF. aforement.] (Old Law) The act of affeering. Blackstone.

(Af"fer*ent) a. [L. afferens, p. pr. of afferre; ad + ferre to bear.] (Physiol.) Bearing or conducting inwards to a part or organ; — opposed to efferent; as, afferent vessels; afferent nerves, which convey sensations from the external organs to the brain.

(||Af*fet`tu*o"so) adv. [It.] (Mus.) With feeling.

(Af*fi"ance) n. [OE. afiaunce trust, confidence, OF. afiance, fr. afier to trust, fr. LL. affidare to trust; ad + fidare to trust, fr. L. fides faith. See Faith, and cf. Affidavit, Affy, Confidence.]

1. Plighted faith; marriage contract or promise.

2. Trust; reliance; faith; confidence.

Such feelings promptly yielded to his habitual affiance in the divine love.
Sir J. Stephen.

Lancelot, my Lancelot, thou in whom I have
Most joy and most affiance.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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