Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: afinité, from Latin affinitas, from affinis 'sharing a border, related by marriage', from ad- 'to' + finis 'end, border'


af‧fin‧i‧ty plural affinities
1 [singular] a strong feeling that you like and understand someone or something
affinity with/for/between
his remarkable affinity with animals
2 [uncountable and countable] a close relationship between two things because of qualities or features that they share
affinity with/between
the affinity between Christian and Chinese concepts of the spirit

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