unaffectionate


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lacking affection or warm feeling

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Results in table 4 showed significant positive relationship between hostility / aggression with cold / unaffectionate hostility / aggression indifferent / neglect and undifferentiated rejection from fathers and with hostility/aggression and indifferent/neglect from mothers for both boys and girls.
Decked in chic attire, he is languid and unaffectionate.
One sister began to cry as told me how her rabbi had told the class that one who transgresses the boundaries of forbidden physical contact, even in the most casual and unaffectionate of manners, a mere handshake, is considered adulterous and thus is deserving of death, according to biblical law.
There were comments on manners and social customs of the day with not unaffectionate mockery of passing fads and fashions.
The failure of Sir Thomas' far too authoritative and unaffectionate pedagogy results in his ultimate inability to properly maintain his domestic government.
Hailing from a lower middle class family, Youssef struggles to fulfill the wish of his unaffectionate mother (Intissar) of becoming a physician.
Rachel and Adam Newman fourteen-year-old twins from New York are shipped off to live with an unaffectionate grandmother in a peculiar English town on the moors whose insular residents share a complicated secret.
This decidedly unaffectionate stance to one's progeny would seem to justify the criticism soon levied against Lady Susan by her sister-in-law, Catherine Vernon, who charges in a letter to her mother that Lady Susan "has no real Love for her daughter & has never done her justice, or treated her affectionately" (270).
Jane assumes the role of governess in a detached, unaffectionate union with Adele which she philosophizes as thwarting prospects for self-fulfillment.
Was one of both parents seen as unaffectionate and/or controlling"?
Then there are the bullfights which I love, and my daughter who gets under my skin because she is so utterly charming and sensitive on the one hand, and so unhappy, confused, and unaffectionate on the other, and all because of her peculiar situation.
The allele appears to predict aggression among only men who have generally cynical and hostile attitudes, whose fathers never completed high school, and who report unaffectionate parenting in childhood, said Dr.
The allele appears to be predictive of aggression only among men who have generally cynical and hostile attitudes, whose fathers never completed high school, and who report unaffectionate parenting in childhood, said Dr.
With the right indie distrib, first-time director Steve Collins' cynical, though not unaffectionate, take on stunted adolescence could find a small but dedicated hipster following, especially after winning the Los Angeles Film Festival's Target Filmmaker Award.
Students were more depressed, regardless of ethnicity, if they had experienced punitive and unaffectionate parenting.