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love affair

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of love affair

  1. 1 a brief romantic relationship <the tabloids feel obliged to keep us informed of the love affairs of celebrities, whether we care to know or not> Synonyms amour, fling, love, affair, romanceRelated Words intrigue, liaison; dalliance, hanky-panky; attachment, infatuation; entanglement, flirtation; idyll (also idyl), passion; calf-love, puppy love

  2. 2 positive regard for something <a group of young men united by their love affair with the muscle car> Synonyms appetite, fancy, favor, fondness, like, love, liking, partiality, preference, relish, shine, taste, useRelated Words craving, desire, hankering, longing, thirst, yen; enthusiasm, gusto, interest, passion; bias, prejudice; bent, inclination, leaning, propensity, tendency; tooth; palate; weaknessNear Antonyms apathy, disinclination; indifference, unconcernAntonyms aversion, disfavor, disgust, dislike, distaste, hatred, loathing, mislike




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