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From Medieval Latin affectivus, from Latin affectus, past participle of afficere (to affect).

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affective (comparative more affective, superlative most affective)

  1. Relating to, resulting from, or influenced by the emotions.
  2. Emotional; emotionally charged; affecting.

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  1. feminine singular of affectif

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  1. vocative masculine singular of affectīvus