German translation of 'affection'
- (= fondness)
Zuneigung f ( for, towards zu)
⇒ I have or feel a great affection for her
ich mag sie sehr gerne
⇒ you could show a little more affection toward(s) me
du könntest mir gegenüber etwas mehr Gefühl zeigen
⇒ he has a special place in her affections
er nimmt einen besonderen Platz in ihrem Herzen ein
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Example Sentences Including 'affection'
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But affection takes strange forms, after all.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
I have a special affection for moths.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It feels like parental affection in its purest form.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Respect and affection, primarily - the lack of which are notable as legendary artist after legendary artist refuses to perform for him.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Their public show of affection followed rumours of marriage troubles and her alleged affair with a singer.The Sun (2010)
They have been portrayed with such love and affection that it brought a tear to my eye.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
What does come across is the great affection for this man and his dogged pursuit of excess.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
His affection for the place runs deep.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Almost at once he gained the respect and affection of those around him.The Sun (2012)
Ask yourself why you crave attention so much and why you confuse it with true love and affection.The Sun (2016)
Dear Deidre MY partner says he loves me but shows me little affection.The Sun (2016)
Our affair is affection and tenderness.The Sun (2011)
People often form a big affection for it at times like a divorce or major illness.The Sun (2010)
She has a makeover to win his affections.The Sun (2007)
She says I did not show her enough love and affection but this is not true.The Sun (2016)
Why do you keep battling to win his love and affection?The Sun (2014)
By causing so little offence she has inspired a great deal of affection.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
These are affections of place and taste that run deep.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Treat your spouse with tenderness and affection.Christianity Today (2000)
Anger, frustration and hatred are as real and valid emotions as affection, protection or love.Mothers who Leave (1994)
Miss D. was not a woman for great displays of affection or emotion.FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)
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'affection' in Other Languages
British English: affection NOUN
If you regard someone or something with affection, you like them and are fond of them.
She thought of him with affection.
Translation of affection from the Collins English to German Dictionary