Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers

Section I.—Affections in General

  1. Affections (Substantives), character, qualities, disposition, nature, spirit, temper, temperament; cast, or frame of mind, or soul; turn, bent, idiosyncrasy, bias, turn of mind, predisposition, proneness, proclivity, vein, humour, grain, mettle.
  2. Soul, heart, breast, bosom, the inner man, inmost heart, heart's core, heart-strings, heart's-blood, heart of hearts, penetralia mentis; ab imo pectore.

    Passion, pervading spirit, ruling passion, master-passion.

    (Phrases). Flow of soul; fullness of the heart; hey-day in the blood; flesh and blood.

    (Verbs). To have or possess affections, etc.; be of a character, etc.; to breathe.

    (Adjectives). Affected, characterised, formed, moulded, cast, tempered, attempered, framed, disposed, predisposed, prone, inclined, having a bias, etc., inbred, inborn, engrained.

  3. Feeling (Substantives), endurance, experience, suffering, tolerance, sufferance, patience, content 831.
  4. Non-endurance, see 825.

    Impression, sensation, affection, response, emotion, pathos, warmth, glow, fervour, fervency, heartiness, effusiveness, effusion, gush, cordiality, ardour, exuberance, zeal, eagerness, passion, empressement, élan, enthusiasm, verve, inspiration.

    (Phrase). The fullness of the heart.

    Blush, suffusion, flush, hectic, tingling, thrill, turn, shock, agitation 315, heaving, flutter, flurry, fluster, twitter, tremor, throb, throbbing, panting, palpitation, trepidation, perturbation, ruffle, hurry of spirits, the heart swelling, throbbing, thumping, pulsating, melting, bursting, etc.

    Passion, see 825; transport, rapture, ecstasy, ravishment, see 827.

    (Verbs). To feel, receive an impression, etc.; to be impressed with, affected with, moved with, touched with, keen on, etc.

    To bear, bear with, suffer, endure, brook, tolerate, stomach, stand, experience, taste, meet with, go through, put up with, prove; to harbour, cherish, support, abide, undergo.

    (Phrase). To swallow the pill; to pocket the affront 826.

    To blush, tingle, twitter, throb, heave, pant, palpitate, go pit-a-pat, agitate, thrill, tremble, shake, quiver, wince, simmer, burble.

    To swell, glow, warm, flush, catch the flame, catch the infection, respond, enthuse.

    To possess, pervade, penetrate, imbue, absorb, etc., the soul.

    (Phrase). To come home to one's feelings, or bosom.

    (Adjectives). Feeling, suffering, enduring, etc.

    Impressed, moved, touched, affected with, etc., penetrated, pétri.

    Warm, quick, lively, smart, strong, sharp, keen, acute, cutting, piercing, pungent, racy, piquant, poignant.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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