Noun Concept
Categories: Emotions, Words and phrases with no direct English translation, Greek words and phrases, Articles with short description, Affection
affection  heart  philia  affectionateness  fondness
A positive feeling of liking WordNet 3.0
A positive feeling of liking WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Philia, often translated "brotherly love", is one of the four ancient Greek words for love: philia, storge, agape and eros. Wikipedia
Affection or fondness is a "disposition or state of mind or body" that is often associated with a feeling or type of love. Wikipedia
As used by Aristotle in his Nichomachean Ethics Wikipedia Disambiguation
Feeling or type of love Wikidata
A stylized representation of the muscular organ, used as a symbol for affection, in the shape of two top lobes and a tapering bottom. OmegaWiki
An emotion; a feeling or natural impulse acting upon and swaying the mind. Wiktionary
The state or quality of being affectionate. Wiktionary
A conventional shape or symbol used to represent the heart, love, or emotion: ♥ or sometimes <3. Wiktionary
A shape or symbol. Wiktionary (translation)
The quality of being warmhearted. Wiktionary
He had trouble expressing the affection he felt WordNet 3.0
The child won everyone's heart WordNet 3.0
The warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home WordNet 3.0