AFFECTIONATE in a Sentence

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affectionate
 a.  having affection or warm regard; loving or fond; kindly inclined
Classic Sentence: (131 in 9 pages)
1  Your affectionate brother, Robert Walton.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 2
2  She was warmly attached to the child who is now dead and acted towards him like a most affectionate mother.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 8
3  It was as the ass and the lap-dog; yet surely the gentle ass whose intentions were affectionate, although his manners were rude, deserved better treatment than blows and execration.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 12
4  We were affectionate playfellows during childhood, and, I believe, dear and valued friends to one another as we grew older.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 22
5  My letter was calm and affectionate.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 22
6  He was too diffident to do justice to himself; but when his natural shyness was overcome, his behaviour gave every indication of an open, affectionate heart.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3
7  You will gain a brother, a real, affectionate brother.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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8  He and I have been at times thrown a good deal together, while you have been wholly engrossed on the most affectionate principle by my mother.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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9  Willoughby was a young man of good abilities, quick imagination, lively spirits, and open, affectionate manners.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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10  To Marianne it had all the distinguishing tenderness which a lover's heart could give, and to the rest of the family it was the affectionate attention of a son and a brother.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
11  If I could be less affectionate and sensitive, I should have a better digestion and an iron set of nerves.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XI
12  Handsomely forgiving her, I soon exchanged an affectionate good night with her and Joe, and went up to bed.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVIII
13  Whatever I am, I am affectionate.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. I FALL INTO DISGRACE
14  But she was so affectionate and sweet-natured, and had such a pleasant manner of being both sly and shy at once, that she captivated me more than ever.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. I BECOME NEGLECTED, AND AM PROVIDED FOR
15  Peggotty's answer soon arrived, and was, as usual, full of affectionate devotion.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12. LIKING LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT NO BETTER, I FO...
Example Sentence:
1  I love the men flower heart also due, so I be more affectionate more ruthless.
2  Although she was intimidating in aspect, she was warm and affectionate beneath the surface.
3  I would rather have the affectionate regard of my fellow men than I would have heaps and mines of gold.
4  If all affectionate care, that I would rather no one answered.
5  He enfolded the child in an affectionate embrace.
6  Mr Zuma said Mr Mandela - who is known affectionately by his clan name, Madiba - had died shortly before 21:00 local time.
7  He thumped my shoulder affectionately, nearly knocking me over.