Example sentences for: affection

How can you use “affection” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It was formerly applied to a woman who had an endearing personality, who was beloved, esteemed, a person on whom to lavish affection, the man's cherished dear.

  • The more you overestimate your undying affection, the more likely you are to win the auction--and the more likely you are to feel like an idiot in 2009.

  • But it is not because of any affection for, or preoccupation with its technical architecture, or with its internal folkways.

  • He said he has engaged in similar displays of affection with 'scores and scores of men and women who have worked for me or been my friends over the years.

  • To hold the priesthood is a euphemism for any sort of physical affection displayed by women towards men (since all men, at least in principle, are members of the priesthood); the Word of Wisdom is a reference to Mormons' dietary laws (which prohibit smoking, alcohol, drugs, and caffeine-containing hot drinks); Primary is a reference to children up to the age of eleven (as with the Relief Society, this is an example of the name of the organization being extended generally to its members).

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