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- (archaic) Feeling a certain affection for; disposed.
- 1563, John Man, transl., Common places of Christian Religion, gathered by Wolfgangus Musculus, for the use of suche as desire the knowledge of Godly truthe, translated out of Latine into Englishe, London, folio 117v:
- But some man wil saye againe, that is more affectioned to Philosophie, than eyther to the lawe of Moses eyther to Christian fayth: […].
- 1663 October 20, P. Hume Brown, editor, The Register of the Privy Council of Scotland (3rd), volume 1, Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, published 1908, page 452:
- I am, your affectioned freind and servant, Subscribitur, Pet. Wedderburn.
- 1818 December 13, “Letter from Thomas Jefferson to M. de Neuville”, in Thomas Jefferson Randolph, editor, Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies, from the Papers of Thomas Jefferson, volume 4, Charlottesville: F. Carr, published 1829, letter 146, pages 311–312:
- Besides the gratitude which every American owes [France], as our sole ally during the war of independence, I am additionally affectioned by the friendships I contracted there by the good dispositions I witnessed, and by the courtesies I received.
- (archaic) affected, pompous
- (archaic) obstinate, willful
- (archaic) zealous, earnest
See the etymology of the main entry.
- simple past tense and past participle of