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endearment

Synonyms of endearment in English:

noun

  • 1 (usually endearments) between kisses she murmured endearments
    sweet nothings, sweet words, sweet talk, affectionate talk, soft words;
    term of affection, term of endearment, pet name, affectionate name
  • 2 he spoke to her formally and without endearment
    affection, fondness, tenderness, feeling, sentiment, warmth, love, liking, care, regard, attachment
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