- Antonyms of AFFECTIONATE
aloof, antagonistic, cold, cool, uncaring, unfeeling, unfriendly, adverse, alienated, aloof, antagonistic, antisocial, bellicose, belligerent, callous, cold, cold-blooded, contentious, cool, detached, disaffected, distant, dry, estranged, frigid, frosty, hard-boiled, heartless, hostile, indifferent, inimical, offish, pitiless, remote, reserved, ruthless, soulless, standoffish, unbending, uncaring, unconcerned, unfeeling, unfriendly, uninvolved, unkind, unloving, unromantic, unsentimental, warlike, Hard-hearted, cold-eyed.
- Examples of usage:
- His Excellency the Governor came to see me off and gave me an affectionate shake of the hands - "Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846" by James Richardson
- Your ever affectionate Stephen Ogilvie - "The Altar Steps" by Compton MacKenzie
- I have ever found her a brilliant charming companion and a warm affectionate friend - "Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville" by Mary Somerville