Definition of affectionateness in English:

affectionateness

noun

  • The quality of being affectionate (in various uses).

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Nicholas Byfield (d. 1622), Church of England clergyman and religious writer. From affectionate + -ness.

Pronunciation

affectionateness

/əˈfɛkʃ(ə)nətnəs//əˈfɛkʃənətnəs/