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Feelings of love, respect and admiration - thesaurus

Synonyms

love

noun

a very strong emotional and sexual feeling for someone

respect

noun

a feeling that something is important and deserves serious attention

passion

noun

a very strong feeling of sexual love

admiration

noun

a feeling of respect and approval

awe

noun

a feeling of great respect and admiration, often combined with fear

romance

noun

the feelings or behaviour typical of people who love each other

devotion

noun

great love, admiration, or loyalty

deference

noun

behaviour that shows you respect someone and are willing to accept their opinion or decision

reverence

noun

a strong feeling of respect and admiration for someone or something

adoration

noun

a feeling of great love and respect for someone

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ardor

the American spelling of ardour

ardour

noun

very strong feelings of admiration or determination

ardour

noun

literary very strong feelings of love

attachment

noun

a feeling of loving or liking a person very much

bond

verb

to develop the strong and special feeling of love that it is considered normal for a mother and her baby to have for one another

concern

noun

a feeling that you care about someone and want them to be happy and well

crush

noun

informal a feeling of love and admiration for someone, often someone you know you cannot have a relationship with

cult

noun

extreme admiration for someone or something

cupboard love

noun

old-fashioned love or friendship that someone, especially a child, suddenly starts to show towards someone else because they want something from them

esteem

noun

formal a feeling of admiration and respect for someone

favour

noun

support or admiration from people

hero-worship

noun

strong admiration for someone, especially when this is extreme or unreasonable

honour

noun

the respect that people have for someone who achieves something great, is very powerful, or behaves in a way that is morally right

infatuation

noun

a strong feeling of love that seems silly, especially because you do not know the other person very well

puppy love

noun

love that does not last that a young person has for someone

romanticism

noun

romantic feelings or behaviour

wonderment

noun

mainly literary a feeling or expression of admiration or surprise

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