attachment


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Synonyms for attachment

the condition of being closely tied to another by affection or faith

a subordinate element added to another entity

Synonyms for attachment

a feeling of affection for a person or an institution

a supplementary part or accessory

a writ authorizing the seizure of property that may be needed for the payment of a judgment in a judicial proceeding

a connection that fastens things together

faithful support for a cause or political party or religion

the act of attaching or affixing something

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how eloquent, at least, were her wishes on the side of early warm attachment, and a cheerful confidence in futurity, against that over-anxious caution which seems to insult exertion and distrust Providence
Misgivings Rebecca had; but she remembered all Miss Crawley had said; the old lady's avowed contempt for birth; her daring liberal opinions; her general romantic propensities; her almost doting attachment to her nephew, and her repeatedly expressed fondness for Rebecca herself.
How could she have excited serious attachment in a man who had seen so many, and been admired by so many, and flirted with so many, infinitely her superiors; who seemed so little open to serious impressions, even where pains had been taken to please him; who thought so slightly, so carelessly, so unfeelingly on all such points; who was everything to everybody, and seemed to find no one essential to him?
It was, nevertheless, invariably found, after the transient enthusiasm for the early Congresses was over, that the attention and attachment of the people were turned anew to their own particular governments; that the federal council was at no time the idol of popular favor; and that opposition to proposed enlargements of its powers and importance was the side usually taken by the men who wished to build their political consequence on the prepossessions of their fellow-citizens.
Again I beg of you not to be angry with me, but to rest assured of my constant respect and attachment.
However, the focus on bonding with God has not addressed whether parental marital status predicts variability in attachment to God.
The seminal work in attachment theory originated from observations of orphans during the Second World War (Bowlby, 1973, 1988).
There are two distinct styles of insecure attachment in childhood: anxious and avoidant (Ainsworth et al.
Avoidant attachment style is characterized by relatively low levels of overt distress during separation and the child distancing himself or herself from the caregiver upon reunion (Ainsworth et al.
Keywords: Attachment Styles, Self-Esteem, Rejection Sensitivity, University Students
Attachment is a connection or tie between an individual and his attachment figure (Prior and Glaser, 2006).
Since Bowlby's (1969) original conception of attachment theory, others have examined different aspects like attachment stability (e.
Chayes designed the attachment which with modification, is still in production today and carries his name.
According to classical approaches (Bowlby, 1969, 1979), attachment is defined as the emotional bond the child develops with caregivers, and which provides the emotional security that is essential for sound development of the personality.
Keywords: Attachment styles, emotional expressions, secure attachment