Definition of affectionately:
- amiably (part of speech: adverb)
- lovingly (part of speech: adverb)
" Do not be angry," answered the little boy as he approached the bed, " I did not know that you were awake, dear mother, and I dreamed such a sad dream- that some one had taken away our Jacot- and I was so very unhappy, forgive me, dear mother"- and saying this, he kissed her affectionately.- "The Young Emigrants; Madelaine Tube; The Boy and the Book; and Crystal Palace", Susan Anne Livingston Ridley Sedgwick.
" You are the only nieces we have to provide for- except Dorothy here for me, and I don't mean to let her go for a good while yet," smiling affectionately upon her; " so it would be a sad pity if we couldn't open our hearts enough to give you a few wedding clothes.- "Mildred's New Daughter", Martha Finley.
- "The Bad Man", Charles Hanson Towne.