Synonyms and Antonyms of darling
1 granted special treatment or attention they poured gifts and affection on their darling child Synonyms of darling beloved, cherished, dear, fair-haired, favored, favorite, fond, loved, pet, precious, special, sweet, white-headed Words Related to darling admired, adored, appreciated, esteemed, relished, revered; prized, treasured; preferred Near Antonyms of darling abhorred, abominated, despised, detested, disdained, disfavored, disliked, execrated, hated, loathed, unfavorite; abandoned, forgotten, ignored; alienated, estranged Antonyms of darling unbeloved
2 having qualities that tend to make one loved a darling child that any couple would want to adopt Synonyms of darling adorable, lovable, dear, disarming, endearing, lovesome, precious, sweet, winning, winsomeWords Related to darling 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 of darling 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 of darling abhorrent, abominable, detestable, hateful, loathsome, odious, unlovable
3 giving pleasure or contentment to the mind or senses what a darling set of dishes! Synonyms of darling agreeable, blessed (also blest), congenial, pleasant, delectable, delicious, delightful, delightsome, dreamy, dulcet, enjoyable, felicitous, good, grateful, gratifying, heavenly, jolly, luscious, nice, palatable, pleasing, pleasurable, pretty, satisfying, savory (also savoury), sweet, tasty, welcomeWords Related to darling alluring, attractive, desirable, enviable, inviting, relishable, tempting; charming, enchanting, fascinating; calming, comforting, soothing; amusing, diverting, entertaining, recreative; affable, amiable, cheerful, cheery, comfortable, gemütlich, genial, goodly, good-natured, gracious, hospitable, kindly, personable; blissful, felicific, glad, happy, joyous; elating, exhilarating, intoxicating; ecstatic, euphoric, nirvanic, rapturousNear Antonyms of darling abominable, ghastly, god-awful, hellish, horrid, miserable, wretched; bilious, disgusting, distasteful, obnoxious, offensive, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive, revulsive, unsavory, vile, yucky (also yukky); abhorrent, detestable, hateful, odious; boring, commonplace, dull, flat, insipid, irksome, stale, tedious; displeasing, dissatisfying; depressing, disheartening, dismal, dreary, gloomy, heartbreaking, heartrending, joyless, lachrymose, sad, unhappy; deplorable, doleful, dolorous, lamentable, lugubrious, mournful, regrettable, sorrowful, tragic (also tragical); aggravating, annoying, exasperating, irritating, peeving, perturbing, vexing; forbidding; hostile, intimidating; angering, enraging, incensing, inflaming (also enflaming), infuriating, maddening, outraging, rankling, riling; distressing, disturbing, upsettingAntonyms of darling disagreeable, pleasureless, unpalatable, unpleasant, unwelcome
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Synonyms and Antonyms of darling
1 a person or thing that is preferred over others for a while that candidate was the darling of the news media and could do no wrong Synonyms of darling favorite, fave, minion, pet, preference, speedWords Related to darling beloved, dear, sweetheart; jewel, prize, treasureNear Antonyms of darling abomination, anathema, bête noire, bugbear
2 a person with whom one is in love anything you say, darling Synonyms of darling beloved, sweetheart, dear, flame, hon, honey, love, squeeze [slang], sweet, sweetie, sweetie pie, trueloveWords Related to darling beau, boy, boyfriend, fellow, man, swain; gal, girl, girlfriend, inamorata, ladylove, lass, mistress, tootsie; amour, lover, paramour; doll, duck(s) [chiefly British], pet; date, escort, steady; admirer, gallant, suitor, wooer; groom, husband; bride, wife; significant other; fiancé, intended; crush, heartthrob
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