An example of something that would be described as affective is an opera.
Origin of affectiveFrench affectif from Medieval Latin affectivus from Classical Latin affectus: see affect
- Influenced by or resulting from the emotions.
- Concerned with or arousing feelings or emotions; emotional.
(comparative more affective, superlative most affective)
From Medieval Latin affectivus, from Latin affectus, past participle of afficere (“to affect”)