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adoring

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of adoring

  1. 1 feeling or showing love <adoring grandparents who love to spoil their grandchildren> Synonyms loving, affectionate, devoted, fond, tender, tenderheartedRelated Words caring, compassionate, considerate, cordial, doting, forgiving, friendly, humane, kind, understanding, warmhearted; ardent, fervent, impassioned, passionate, warm; amatory, amorous, erotic (also erotical); enamored, infatuated, lovesick; lovey-dovey, mushy, romantic, sappy, sentimental; brotherly, fatherly, motherly, sisterlyNear Antonyms aloof, antisocial, cold-eyed, cool, detached, distant, dry, frosty, hard-hearted, indifferent, offish, pitiless, remote, reserved, standoffish, unbending, uncaring, unfeeling; disaffected, unconcerned, uninvolved; cold, frigid, unfriendly; callous, cold-blooded, hard-boiled, heartless, pitiless, ruthless, soulless, unromantic, unsentimentalAntonyms unloving

  2. 2 reflecting great admiration or devotion <the adoring attention of the girls' gymnastics team when our local Olympic hero spoke to them> Synonyms worshipful, adulatory, deifying, idolizing, worshipping (also worshiping)Related Words glorifying, reverent, reverential, venerating; hagiographic (also hagiographical); affectionate, fond, loving; appreciative, deferential, respectful; approvingNear Antonyms condemning, contemptuous, disapproving, hateful, loathing, scornful





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