Synonyms and Antonyms of attachment

  1. 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 of attachment affection, love, devotedness, devotion, fondness, passionWords Related to attachment 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 of attachment allergy, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, aversion, disfavor, dislike, enmity, hostility; abhorrence, disgust, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; misanthropyAntonyms of attachment abomination, hate, hatred, loathing, rancor

  2. 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 of attachment accoutrement (or accouterment), adapter (also adaptor), add-on, adjunct, appendage, appliance, accessory, optionWords Related to attachment 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 of attachment essential, necessity, requirement, requisite

  3. 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 of attachment adhesion, allegiance, fidelity, commitment, constancy, dedication, devotedness, devotion, faith, faithfulness, fastness, fealty, loyalty, piety, steadfastness, trothWords Related to attachment affection, fondness; determination, firmness, resolution; dependability, reliability, trustability, trustiness, trustworthinessNear Antonyms of attachment alienation, disaffection, estrangement, separationAntonyms of attachment disloyalty, faithlessness, falseness, falsity, inconstancy, infidelity, perfidiousness, perfidy, treachery, unfaithfulness

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