Example sentences for: affectionate

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

  • There are quite a lot of opossums where I live (not, I hasten to say, of the possum type meriting the affectionate attention of Dame Edna Everage), and one sees them most often after they have been killed on the road by a car.

  • His genial Freudian approach fit right in with the reigning sociological wisdom, which championed the democratic, "affectionate" family as the welcome successor to the hierarchical home of the past.

  • A sweet, pretty affectionate girl or young woman was said to be duckie.

  • What Reagan saw through his myopic eyes was a general blur of smiling, affectionate faces--that's how he saw his family, that's how he saw the American people, that's how he saw the world."

  • No saint of his time or country had more frequent or affectionate intercourse than Cuthbert with the nuns, whose numbers and influence were daily increasing among the Anglo-saxons, and especially in Northumberland.


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