endearing

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Adjective[edit]

endearing (comparative more endearing, superlative most endearing)

  1. Inspiring love or affection, often in a childlike way
    • 2017 December 1, Tom Breihan, “Mad Max: Fury Road might already be the best action movie ever made”, in The Onion AV Club[1]:
      And yet Jones is perfect in Fury Road, a deeply dangerous human weapon who, because of his infantile need for respect from his father, somehow turns out endearing even though we see him ripping an engine from the hood and throwing it at the good guys.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (inspiring love or affection): cute

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Verb[edit]

endearing

  1. present participle of endear

Noun[edit]

endearing (plural endearings)

  1. endearment
    • Jack London
      It was arms around, and perpetual endearings, and all that I had missed for a weary twelve-month.

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