of, caused by, or expressing emotion or feeling; emotional.
causing emotion or feeling.
Nor does he contribute much likely to be of permanent value in any part of the wide domain of affectivity.
A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud
(psychol) relating to affects
concerned with or arousing the emotions or affection
affective af·fec·tive (ə-fěk’tĭv)
Concerned with or arousing feelings or emotions; emotional.
Influenced by or resulting from the emotions, as of a psychological disorder.
lacking feeling or emotion; indifferent to the suffering of others: an affectless, futuristic drama in which the human characters are virtually robots. Contemporary Examples And there you are, years later, a jaded, affectless, neurotic, disenchanted, sad person. The Best of David Rakoff: Quotes, ‘This American Life,’ ‘The Daily Show,’ & More August 9, 2012 Historical […]
one of a breed of toy dogs having a dense, wiry, red or gray coat with tufts of hair around the eyes, nose, and chin, cropped ears, and a docked tail. noun a small wire-haired breed of dog of European origin, having tufts of hair on the muzzle
bringing to or leading toward an organ or part, as a nerve or arteriole (opposed to ). a nerve carrying a message toward the central nervous system. Historical Examples In some cases ligation of the afferent vessels has been successful. Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles The lesions of the arteriosclerotic kidney are […]
- Afferent fiber
afferent fiber afferent fiber n. Any of the nerve fibers that convey impulses to a ganglion or to a nerve center in the brain or spinal cord.