Infatuation // Affectionate // Tenderness

Today we will review three new vocabulary words. Infatuation, Affectionate, and Tenderness. Review the definitions below and then look at the 3 example sentences for each vocabulary word. After reviewing the information, try to make your own sentences.

 

VOCABULARYDEFINITION
Infatuation"Falling in love with or becoming extremely interested in someone or something for a short time"
Affectionate"Readily feeling or showing fondness or tenderness"
Tenderness"Gentleness and kindness"

INFATUATION

#SENTENCE EXAMPLES
1Other than an infatuation with Josh before she met Michael, there had been no one else.
2His infatuation with Sally made him go crazy.
3She had an infatuation with John, but it was only a one-sided love.

AFFECTIONATE

#SENTENCE EXAMPLES
1I like your brother a lot. He is very affectionate.
2He gave his wife an affectionate kiss to express his thanks for dinner.
3Americans are very affectionate people.

TENDERNESS

#SENTENCE EXAMPLES
1The tenderness she saw in his eyes made her heart melt.
2There was a tenderness in the way that she spoke to him.
3The tenderness on Mary’s face confirmed her love for Matthew.

 

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