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.
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
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.