Affective meaning

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The definition of affective is something that evokes feelings, or emotional actions or actions driven by feelings.

An example of something that would be described as affective is an opera.

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Relating to, resulting from, or influenced by the emotions.
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Emotional; emotionally charged.
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Influenced by or resulting from the emotions.
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Concerned with or arousing feelings or emotions; emotional.
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Of, or arising from, affects, or feelings; emotional.
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Influenced by or resulting from the emotions.

Affective gestures and facial expressions.

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Concerned with or arousing feelings or emotions; emotional.

Affective therapy.

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Origin of affective

  • From Medieval Latin affectivus, from Latin affectus, past participle of afficere (“to affect”)

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