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lov·a·ble

also love·a·ble  (lŭv′ə-bəl)
adj.
Having characteristics that attract love or affection.

lov′a·bil′i·ty, lov′a·ble·ness n.
lov′a·bly adv.

lovable

(ˈlʌvəbəl) or

loveable

adj
attracting or deserving affection
ˌlovaˈbility, ˌloveaˈbility, ˈlovableness, ˈloveableness n
ˈlovably, ˈloveably adv

lov•a•ble

or love•a•ble

(ˈlʌv ə bəl)

adj.
of such a nature as to attract or deserve love.
[1300–50]
lov′a•ble•ness, n.
lov′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lovable - having characteristics that attract love or affection; "a mischievous but lovable child"
desirable - worth having or seeking or achieving; "a desirable job"; "computer with many desirable features"; "a desirable outcome"
amicable - characterized by friendship and good will
loving - feeling or showing love and affection; "loving parents"; "loving glances"
hateful - evoking or deserving hatred; "no vice is universally as hateful as ingratitude"- Joseph Priestly

lovable

loveable

lovable

adjective
Easy to love:
Translations
مُحَبَّب، جَدير بالحُب
k pomilování
elskelig
szeretetreméltó
elskulegur
ljubek

lovable

[ˈlʌvəbl] ADJadorable

lovable

[ˈlʌvəbəl] adj [person] → attachant(e)
a lovable rogue → une sympathique fripouille

lovable

adjliebenswert

lovable

[ˈlʌvəbl] adjadorabile, carino/a

love

(lav) noun
1. a feeling of great fondness or enthusiasm for a person or thing. She has a great love of music; her love for her children.
2. strong attachment with sexual attraction. They are in love with one another.
3. a person or thing that is thought of with (great) fondness (used also as a term of affection). Ballet is the love of her life; Goodbye, love!
4. a score of nothing in tennis. The present score is fifteen love (written 15–0).
verb
1. to be (very) fond of. She loves her children dearly.
2. to take pleasure in. They both love dancing.
ˈlovable adjective
(negative unlovable) easy to love or like; attractive. a lovable child.
ˈlovely adjective
1. (negative unlovely) beautiful; attractive. She is a lovely girl; She looked lovely in that dress.
2. delightful. Someone told me a lovely joke last night, but I can't remember it; a lovely meal.
ˈloveliness noun
ˈlover noun
1. a person who enjoys or admires or has a special affection for something. an art-lover; He is a lover of sport; an animal-lover.
2. a person who is having a love affair with another.
ˈloving adjective
ˈlovingly adverb
love affair
a (temporary and often sexual) relationship between two people who are in love but not married.
ˈlove-letter noun
a letter expressing love.
ˈlovesick adjective
sad because of being in love. a lovesick youth; lovesick glances.
fall in love (with)
to develop feelings of love and sexual attraction (for). He fell in love with her straightaway.
for love or money
in any way at all. We couldn't get a taxi for love or money.
make love
to have sexual intercourse.
there's no love lost between them
they dislike one another.
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