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affection

1. Pathol any disease or pathological condition
2. Psychol any form of mental functioning that involves emotion
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

affection

[ə′fek·shən]
(medicine)
Any pathology or diseased state of the body.
(psychology)
The feeling aspect of consciousness.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In a compelling work from 2009 entitled "The Bridge" (Figure 3), he offers a portrait of one of the most accomplished and respected artists in America, his personal mentor John Outterbridge, affectionally known throughout the community as "Bridge." Here the venerated painter, sculptor, and assemblage master, now in his 80s, is shown with his characteristic seriousness as he works on one of his efforts during his prolific career.
Married to Elaine and with three grown up daughters, he lived in Meadowside and was a well-liked character at the nearby Whitestone pub, where he was affectionally known as "Casey."
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He is still known affectionally at The Hawthorns as The King.
TG, as he was affectionally know during his time in South Wales, spoke to The Malay Mail for an article unambiguously titled: It's a Win for Malaysia!
Following ATLANTIS's three-tier design (affectionally called 3-T architecture), a standard approach was to integrate a high-level planner together with controllers, mediated by an executive module whose role is to issue plan requests, schedule, and monitor the controller's successful execution.
"I'm delighted to have got the deal sorted," said Fairbank, who is affectionally known as Bobby throughout the club.
A Model T Ford, affectionally known as the Tin Lizzie Suffragettes fought for women's right to vote Winston Churchill, left of the two top-hatted men, looks on during the Sidney Street siege in London HMS Antrim in the Mersey during the Great Strike, August, 1911 Picture: MARITIME MUSEUM
Siblings report that they are affectionally close (Bedford & Avioli, 1996; Milevsky, 2005) and that they are satisfied with their relationships (Bevan, Stetzenbach, Batson, & Bullo, 2006), particularly if they are committed to maintaining these relationships (Myers & Bryant, 2008).
"Alfie", as he's affectionally known by rugby supporters, hit the headlines when he revealed he was gay.
His loyalists claim that he was bypassed as chairman of the PLO by Abbas and affectionally call him 'Mr President', a title that symbolically challenges the authority of Abbas.