VI. WORDS RELATING TO THE SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

I. AFFECTIONS IN GENERAL

Affections.

[Nouns] affections, character, qualities, disposition, nature, spirit, tone; temper, temperament; diathesis, idiosyncrasy; cast of mind, cast of soul, habit of mind, habit of soul, frame of mind, frame of soul; predilection, turn, natural turn of mind; bent, bias, predisposition, proneness, proclivity, propensity, propenseness, propension, propendency; vein, humor, mood, grain, mettle; sympathy (love) [more].

soul, heart, breast, bosom, inner man; heart's core, heart's strings, heart's blood; heart of hearts, penetralia mentis; secret and inmost recesses of the heart, cockles of one's heart; inmost heart, inmost soul; backbone.

passion, pervading spirit; ruling passion, master passion; furore; fullness of the heart, heyday of the blood, flesh and blood, flow of soul.

energy, fervor, fire, force.

[Verbs] have affections, possess affections; be of a character; be affected; breathe.

[Adjectives] affected, characterized, formed, molded, cast; attempered, tempered; framed; predisposed; prone, inclined; having a bias; tinctured with, imbued with, penetrated with, eaten up with.

inborn, inbred, ingrained; deep-rooted, ineffaceable, inveterate; pathoscopic; congenital, dyed in the wool, implanted by nature, inherent, in the grain.

[Adverbs] in one's heart; at heart; heart and soul [more].

[Phrases] "affection is a coal that must be cool'd else suffer'd it will set the heart on fire" [Venus and Adonis].

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