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1. affection

noun. ['əˈfɛkʃən'] a positive feeling of liking.

Synonyms

  • feeling
  • protectiveness
  • warmness
  • warmheartedness
  • soft spot
  • fond regard
  • regard
  • affectionateness
  • fondness
  • respect
  • tenderness
  • philia
  • heart

Antonyms

  • humility
  • liking
  • calmness
  • concern

Etymology

  • affection (French)
  • affectionem (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Mutual Affection

  • overprotection
  • introspection
  • interconnection
  • circumspection
  • reinspection
  • predilection
  • disinfection
  • disconnection
  • recollection
  • preelection
  • interjection
  • imperfection
  • disaffection
  • resurrection
  • reflection
  • reelection
  • redirection
  • projection
  • intersection
  • insurrection
  • inspection
  • inflection
  • convection
  • confection
  • complexion
  • selection
  • rejection
  • protection
  • perfection
  • objection

Example sentences of the word mutual-affection


1. Noun Phrase
Friends share a mutual affection that goes beyond the regard present among acquaintances.

2. Noun Phrase
Commentators wrote that mutual affections were more important to marriage than shared wealth.

3. Noun Phrase
A bunch of daffodils also symbolizes mutual affection.

2. mutual

adjective. ['ˈmjuːtʃuːəl'] common to or shared by two or more parties.

Synonyms

  • common

Antonyms

  • asymmetrical
  • unrelated

Etymology

  • mutuel (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mutuus (Latin)

3. mutual

adjective. ['ˈmjuːtʃuːəl'] concerning each of two or more persons or things; especially given or done in return.

Synonyms

  • reciprocal
  • bilateral
  • correlative
  • reciprocative
  • reciprocatory
  • interactional
  • interactive

Antonyms

  • oblique triangle
  • right triangle
  • unilateral
  • direct

Etymology

  • mutuel (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mutuus (Latin)
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