mutual affection

mutual affection
sympathy of each person for the other (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms: ↑sympathy

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  • mutual — 01. The political leaders had a [mutual] respect for one another, despite the animosity expressed during the debates leading up to the election. 02. Attempts to reach a [mutually] agreeable solution to the conflict have ended in disaster. 03. He… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • mutual — adj. 1 (of feelings, actions, etc.) experienced or done by each of two or more parties with reference to the other or others (mutual affection). 2 colloq. disp. common to two or more persons (a mutual friend; a mutual interest). 3 standing in (a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mutual — adjective Etymology: Middle French mutuel, from Latin mutuus lent, borrowed, mutual, from mutare to change more at mutable Date: 15th century 1. a. directed by each toward the other or the others < mutual affection > b. having the same feelings… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mutual understanding — noun sympathy of each person for the other • Syn: ↑mutual affection • Hypernyms: ↑sympathy …   Useful english dictionary

  • affection — I noun admiration, adoration, amorousness, ardor, attachment, closeness, devotion, enchantment, endearment, excitation of feeling, fancy, feeling, fervency, fervor, firm attachment, fondness, fullness of heart, inclination, infatuation, kindness …   Law dictionary

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  • affection — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ deep, genuine, great, real, special, strong, warm ▪ mutual ▪ brotherly …   Collocations dictionary

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  • mutual — The same on both sides of a transaction or relationship, whether it be a matter of affection, aversion, assistance, or advantage; reciprocal. Sharon v Sharon, 79 Cal 1, 16 P 345 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Public display of affection — A public display of affection (sometimes abbreviated PDA) is the physical demonstration of affection for another person while in the view of others. For example, holding hands or kissing in public are commonly defined as public displays of… …   Wikipedia

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