Synonyms and Antonyms of attachment
1 a feeling of strong or constant regard for and dedication to someone <I doubt that there's any permanent attachment between the two teenagers> Synonyms affection, love, devotedness, devotion, fondness, passionRelated Words appetite, fancy, favor, like, liking, partiality, preference, relish, taste; craving, crush, desire, infatuation, longing, lust, yearning; ardor, eagerness, enthusiasm, fervor, zeal; appreciation, esteem, estimation, regard, respect; adoration, adulation, deification, idolatry, idolization, worship; allegiance, faithfulness, fealty, fidelity, loyalty, steadfastnessNear Antonyms allergy, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, aversion, disfavor, dislike, enmity, hostility; abhorrence, disgust, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; misanthropyAntonyms abomination, hate, hatred, loathing, rancor
2 something that is not necessary in itself but adds to the convenience or performance of the main piece of equipment <bought a grinder attachment for the kitchen mixer> Synonyms accoutrement (or accouterment), adapter (also adaptor), add-on, adjunct, appendage, appliance, accessory, optionRelated Words accompaniment, additive, complement, supplement; auxiliary, subsidiary; amenity, doodad, embroidery, extra, filler, frill, incidental, luxury, nonessential, nonnecessity; appurtenances, bells and whistles, equipment, furnishings, habiliment(s), paraphernalia, trappings; adornment, decoration, embellishment, enhancement, garnish, ornament, trim, trimmingNear Antonyms essential, necessity, requirement, requisite
3 adherence to something to which one is bound by a pledge or duty <an unflinching attachment to the marriage, through times both good and bad> Synonyms adhesion, allegiance, fidelity, commitment, constancy, dedication, devotedness, devotion, faith, faithfulness, fastness, fealty, loyalty, piety, steadfastness, trothRelated Words affection, fondness; determination, firmness, resolution; dependability, reliability, trustability, trustiness, trustworthinessNear Antonyms alienation, disaffection, estrangement, separationAntonyms disloyalty, faithlessness, falseness, falsity, inconstancy, infidelity, perfidiousness, perfidy, treachery, unfaithfulness
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