Definition of affordance in English:

affordance

(also affwordance)

noun

Psychology
  • Psychology. A property of an object or an aspect of the environment, especially relating to its potential utility, which can be inferred from visual or other perceptual signals; (more generally) a quality or utility which is readily apparent or available.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From afford + -ance.

Pronunciation:

affordance

/əˈfɔːdəns/