endearingly


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en·dear·ing

 (ĕn-dîr′ĭng)
adj.
Inspiring affection or warm sympathy: the endearing charm of a little child.

en·dear′ing·ly adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.endearingly - in an adorable mannerendearingly - in an adorable manner; "the toddler behaved adorably"
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Translations

endearingly

[ɪnˈdɪərɪŋlɪ] ADV [say, smile] → de manera encantadora
he is endearingly shy/eccentrices encantadoramente tímido/excéntrico
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

endearingly

[ɪnˈdɪərɪŋli] adv
to be endearingly eccentric → être d'une excentricité attachante
There was something endearingly innocent about him → Il était d'une innocence attachante.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

endearingly

advliebenswert; smilegewinnend
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endearingly

[ɪnˈdɪərɪŋlɪ] adv (see adj) → in modo accattivante, simpaticamente
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My mother now represented the one interest that held me nobly and endearingly to life.
While his wife--well, by those who knew her best she was endearingly termed "The Mother of the Gracchi." Needless to state, this inexplicable will was a nine day's wonder; but the expectant public was disappointed in that no contest was made.
Featuring the charming illustrations of Sally Garland, "Nursery Rhyme & Shine" is a board-book treasury of endearingly illustrated nursery rhymes for children ages 5-6 that includes such classics as "Wheels on the Bus" and "Pat-a-Cake"--and is complemented by a smartphone-scanable QR code to listen to a medley of the featured songs.
Both Velasquez and Alcasid look focused counting the coins Nate (whom they endearingly call Boo) saved.
From the time she was a humble RSS worker, Qamar had endearingly kept alive the tradition even after he had become prime minister.
Smith, endearingly awkward and likeable, made a play of being awed by the choir and the extra musicians on stage.
During his speech at the international Security Conference in Munich in February this year, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, spoke endearingly about the kind of Pakistan he remembered when he was a young man.
Endearingly drawn Harbet wears the warm and cosy hat 'his Nana knitted for him when he was little'.
Chris Hemsworth previously played Thor endearingly dim.
"Rarely has a movie been so endearingly earnest without ever overplaying its hand."
Centered around a linguist's astonishing survival after a balloon crash and the bizarre events that follow, The Weaver Fish is mysterious and endearingly eccentric.
Inspired by her own family life, though not strictly autobiographical, Meghie's endearingly acerbic debut feature is a work of modest ambition and commercial outlook, but that modesty proves intrinsic to its appeal.