Synonyms of affectionate in English:

affectionate


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adjective

1‘an affectionate hug’

SYNONYMS
loving, fond, adoring, devoted, caring, doting, tender, warm, warm-hearted, big-hearted, soft-centred, soft-hearted, soft, unselfish, kind, kind-hearted, kindly, comforting
sympathetic, solicitous, supportive, attentive, friendly, demonstrative, cuddly, amicable, cordial, welcoming, good-natured
brotherly, sisterly, motherly, fatherly, maternal, paternal, maternalistic, paternalistic
informal touchy-feely, lovey-dovey, chummy, pally
British informal matey
North American informal buddy-buddy
ANTONYMS

cold, unfeeling