English to Afrikaans Meaning :: affection

liefde
Affection :
liefde
- liefdehartstogteontevredenheid
 

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Noun(1) a positive feeling of liking

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(1) the prisoners crave affection and hence participate in sexual relationships(2) He suffered from an affection of the bladder, and was at length compelled to resort to a surgical operation for relief.(3) she felt affection for the wise old lady(4) He felt almost intoxicated with admiration and affection for this man.(5) When I go out and about people have incredible affection for me and I think well, that's not bad.(6) I have a great affinity and affection for my American counterparts.(7) Douglas showed respect and affection for the people he portrayed.(8) And I know I'll never ever lose affection for the people and place that once played such an important role in my life.(9) Participants were asked to rate physical affection with parents on 5-point Likert scales.(10) This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us.(11) I have a real personal admiration and affection for him, and I hope and believe he does for me as well.(12) And Canadians have always had this sort of affection for us and we've always had this affection for the Canadian people.(13) Like all the veterans who fought in Holland, he has tremendous affection for the Dutch people.(14) And I think about that so often, because of the universality of people's love and affection for their dads.(15) an affection of the skin(16) I suffered from an affection of the sight, which forbade all use of the eyes for purposes of study.
Related Words
(1) have affection for ::
het liefde vir
(2) mutual affection ::
wedersydse liefde
(3) have deep affection for ::
het diepe liefde vir
(4) tender affection ::
tender liefde
Synonyms
Noun
1. fondness ::
voorliefde
2. love ::
lief
3. liking ::
smaak
5. warmth ::
warmte
6. devotion ::
toewyding
7. endearment ::
troetelnaam
8. care ::
sorg
9. caring ::
omgee
10. attachment ::
beslaglegging
11. friendship ::
vriendskap
12. warm feelings ::
warm gevoelens
Antonyms
1. abomination ::
gruwel
2. hate ::
haat
3. hatred ::
haat
Different Forms
affection, affections, disaffection
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

But you made him grovel for affection.

But you made him grovel for AFFECTION.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 1


Not once did my mother
ever give me any love or affection...

Not once did my mother ever give me any love or AFFECTION...

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 23


...who\'s open to expressing her affection
in nontraditional locales.

...who's open to expressing her AFFECTION in nontraditional locales.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 17


They have affection for their friends
and fury for their enemies.

They have AFFECTION for their friends and fury for their enemies.

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 2


Do you have any affection for me at all?

Do you have any AFFECTION for me at all?

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 4


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