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adorable

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Pronunciation: /əˈdɔːrəb(ə)l
 
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Definition of adorable in English:

adjective

Inspiring great affection or delight: I have four adorable Siamese cats
More example sentences
  • Shy, charming and adorable, she bounded over to hug Nandita Das as soon as the actor walked in.
  • It is easy to let a Shih Tzu take advantage of you, particularly when it is so cute and adorable.
  • Well, for one thing, they are cute and adorable and are less active as compared to dogs.
Synonyms

Origin

early 17th century (in the sense 'worthy of divine worship'): from French, from Latin adorabilis, from the verb adorare (see adore).

Derivatives

adorability

1
noun
Example sentences
  • One of the most ruthlessly funny segments has our vacant working girl revealing how she once sponsored a foster child - chosen for her big-eyed adorability.
  • It's about flamboyance and adorability - and if you don't have both in spades, you're best packing up and moving on.
  • Sir Allen's huge adorability (if there is such a term) is usually compared to that of the famous Disney bear.

adorableness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • My classmate Dan invited us over today for a rainy day BBQ with his lovely wife, Julie, and daughter, Ruby, who entertained us with somersaults and her overall adorableness.
  • Although he'd ultimately outgrow his cherub-like adorableness, he, too transitioned into his teenage years skillfully, keeping a realistic tone to his portrayal of those inevitably clumsy years.
  • ‘Hey, Jeanna,’ Krystalyn said, instantly smiling at Jeanna's adorableness.

adorably

3
adverb
Example sentences
  • Now, those of you unfamiliar with the world of poultry would benefit here from knowing that a ‘gosling’ is a young goose and it arrives into the world as an adorably fluffy yellow object.
  • World domination is clearly within reach for this adorably atonal Tokyo twosome, superstars in Asia since the late '90s who now have a show on the Cartoon Network in the States.
  • Inspired by the latest episode of Girls Gone Wild, he travels to Wisconsin with his adorably awkward manservant, Soren.

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