affectual

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin affectus (mental disposition, desire).

Adjective[edit]

affectual (comparative more affectual, superlative most affectual)

  1. (obsolete) Pertaining to or consisting in disposition or desire.
    • Caxton
      God hath beholden your affectuall devocyon fro heaven.
    • Rev. T. Adams
      Lust not only affectual, but actual, is dispensed with.

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References[edit]

  • affectual in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911