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affection

1. Pathol any disease or pathological condition
2. Psychol any form of mental functioning that involves emotion

affection

[ə′fek·shən]
(medicine)
Any pathology or diseased state of the body.
(psychology)
The feeling aspect of consciousness.
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The acclaimed "An evening with Ricky Hatton" show will be at St David's Hall next Thursday, January 22, offering fans a rare insight into the life of the Mancunian fighter affectionally known as the "Hitman.
Since Woolworths, affectionally known as Woolies, went into administration at the end of last year stock was reduced by up to 70%.
TRAGEDY: Kodjo Dodzi Codjie, affectionally known as Darius, who died at home of a suspected heart attack, aged 39
She loved all animals and in 2001 took in a local stray cat, Sam, known affectionally as 'grey cat'.
What would be classed, affectionally, 'goofy' on the far side of the pond could stray into the far more dubious category of 'wacky' here.
The prisoners were members of the 'Cymric Club' in the Stalag IVB camp near Mhlberg, Germany and produced the magazines between July 1943 and December 1944, under the editorial eye of William John Pitt from Treharris (1920-1988), affectionally know as Archie.
She continued to work at the mill until she was aged 60 and was affectionally named the Mending Queen by her colleagues.
But not content with taking things a little easier, the woman the seaside town affectionally calls Nan Brown, is still shaking salt and vinegar over freshly fried potatoes.
Still in great demand for his charm, the ex-footballer continues to be regarded affectionally by fans - and as this documentary proves, there really is only one George Best.
The kitten was taken to Seadown Veterinary practice in Hythe where Judith Archbold and her team have affectionally named the kitten Jimmy Tarbuck after the Liverpool-born comedian.