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endearing

Syllabification: en·dear·ing
Pronunciation: /inˈdiriNG
 
, enˈdiriNG
 
/

Definition of endearing in English:

adjective

Inspiring love or affection: an endearing little grin
More example sentences
  • No one except the Lord spoke to him like that with such an endearing term of undying affection.
  • Evans has a way of combining generous understatement with a big grin that is very endearing.
  • I often attributed his popularity to his lovely, large, endearing eyes and his tinkle of a laugh.
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endearingly

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adverb
Example sentences
  • Again, it has produced an endearingly peculiar failure.
  • He is endearingly open about his insecurities.
  • He speaks loudly, and endearingly frankly, and occasionally steals a surreptitious glance over his shoulder to make sure the room is indeed empty.

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