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affection
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 9
3. An attribute; a quality or property; a condition; a bodily state; as, figure, weight, etc. , are affections of bodies.
4. Prejudice; bias.
5. Disease; morbid symptom; malady; as, a pulmonary affection.
9. Bent of mind; a feeling or natural impulse or natural impulse acting upon and swaying the mind; any emotion; as, the benevolent affections, esteem, gratitude, etc.; the malevolent affections, hatred, envy, etc.; inclination; disposition; propensity; tendency.
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