Definition of affectively in US English:



  • See affective

    • ‘Pat appears to ‘extend herself out’ to her father, but she does this only cognitively, not affectively.’
    • ‘Another expected outcome of being affectively similar to others is a high self-perception of one's influence level in the group.’
    • ‘His playing is at once affectively specific and goal oriented.’
    • ‘Complex animal vocalizations appear more akin to music, with its vaguely defined, affectively rich ‘meaning.’’
    • ‘According to the McMaster model of family functioning, parents need to be affectively involved with their children.’