affective definition

  • adjective:
    • Psychology impacted by or caused by the emotions.
    • Psychology worried about or arousing feelings or thoughts; mental.
    • associated with, caused by, or influenced by the feelings.
    • Emotional; emotionally recharged.
    • Tending to influence; influencing.
    • Pertaining to or exciting emotion; affectional; mental.
    • described as emotion
  • others:
    • Affecting or interesting feeling; suited to influence.
    • Pertaining to the affections; psychological.
    • In therapy, concerning, characterized by, or consisting of affection: as, the affective region of the psychological life; affective experience.
    • A mental complex that love is characteristic or in which it is principal.

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