unaffectionate love

Definitions

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  • adjective Not affectionate; dispassionate.

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  • adjective lacking affection or warm feeling

Etymologies

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un- +‎ affectionate

Examples

  • Jesse, suspended from his job as police chief of Paradise, is a drunken recluse, much to the disgust of his oddly unaffectionate dog.

    Tom Selleck, 'Jesse Stone' keep doing what they do best

  • From the launch of the series, Russell was portrayed as emotionally detached, unaffectionate toward his beautiful, albeit augmented, wife.

    Jim Moret: Are Reality Shows Turning Deadly?

  • From the launch of the series, Russell was portrayed as emotionally detached, unaffectionate toward his beautiful, albeit augmented, wife.

    Jim Moret: Are Reality Shows Turning Deadly?

  • From the launch of the series, Russell was portrayed as emotionally detached, unaffectionate toward his beautiful, albeit augmented, wife.

    Jim Moret: Are Reality Shows Turning Deadly?

  • From the launch of the series, Russell was portrayed as emotionally detached, unaffectionate toward his beautiful, albeit augmented, wife.

    Jim Moret: Are Reality Shows Turning Deadly?

  • Women with high levels of oxytocin did not have a positive relationship with a partner; they viewed their husbands as unsupportive or unaffectionate and felt they could not open up to them.

    SO STRESSED

  • Increasingly she withdrew from her children, becoming “uncommunicative,” “undemonstrative” and “unaffectionate” toward them in a way that she was not with her animals.111

    Storyteller

  • Yet unlike the Oak, cold and unaffectionate to the Ivy, and which leaves it to the Ivy to weave its own affectionate embrace, methinks thee, Yes meknows thee to be unlike to the Quercus for I feel that thy affections reciprocally are twining, too, around my heart while I

    Letter from Young John Allen to Miss Mary Houston,September 7, 1854

  • Women with high levels of oxytocin did not have a positive relationship with a partner; they viewed their husbands as unsupportive or unaffectionate and felt they could not open up to them.

    SO STRESSED

  • He was raised in a harsh, hard-working unaffectionate, farming family, where emotions were never shown.

    I wasn't going to post this as it is so personal.

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