Synonyms and Antonyms of endearing
1 having qualities that tend to make one loved <you have to wonder about people who don't find kittens and puppies endearing> Synonyms adorable, darling, dear, disarming, lovable, lovesome, precious, sweet, winning, winsomeRelated Words embraceable, kissable; beloved, cherished, favored, favorite, loved, treasured; attractive, beautiful, desirable, lovely; alluring, appealing, captivating, charming, enchanting, engaging, entrancing, fascinating, fetching; admirable, likable (or likeable), reputable, respectable; affable, agreeable, cheerful, cordial, friendly, genial, good-natured, good-tempered, gracious, kind, nice, pleasant; delightful, pleasing, well-disposedNear Antonyms unloved; contemptible, disagreeable, disgusting, distasteful, heinous, horrible, lousy, nasty, offensive, unlikable, unpleasant, wretched; frightful, grotesque, hideous, ill-favored, monstrous, ogreish, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive; ugly, unattractive, unsightly, vile; appalling, awful, dreadful, foul, horrendous, horrid, nauseating, noisome, obnoxious, obscene, revolting, scandalous, shocking, sickeningAntonyms abhorrent, abominable, detestable, hateful, loathsome, odious, unlovable
2 likely or intended to win one's affection <his impish sense of humor is one of his more endearing traits> Synonyms disarming, ingratiating, insinuating, winning, winsomeRelated Words adorable, charming, likable (or likeable), lovable (also loveable); affecting, poignant, touching; adulatory, deferential, effusive, flattering, fulsome, groveling (or grovelling), kowtowing, obsequious, servile, sycophantic; drooling, oleaginous, slavering, slobbering; saccharine, soapy, sugary, unctuousNear Antonyms alienating, disaffecting, displeasing; repugnant, repulsive; arrogant, disdainful, haughty, insolent, proud, scornfulAntonyms unendearing, uningratiating
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