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Loved, liked or wanted very much - thesaurus

Synonyms

dear

adjective

loved or liked very much

desirable

adjective

something that is desirable has qualities that make you want it

precious

adjective

loved or valued by someone

darling

adjective

loved very much by someone

wanted

adjective

loved and looked after by other people

desired

adjective

used about things that people want to have or achieve

pet

adjective

liked more than anything else

favourite

adjective

your favourite person or thing of a particular kind is the one that you like the best

longed-for

adjective

mainly literary wanted very much for a long time

to die for

so good that you want to have it very much

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a poor man’s something

used about someone who is less successful, popular etc when compared with another person

beloved

adjective

a beloved friend, object etc is one that you love very much. This word is sometimes used humorously to say that someone likes something too much

beloved

adjective

very much liked by someone

best

adverb

used for saying that someone or something is liked or known more than any other

better

adverb

used for saying that one person or thing is liked or known more than another

dearest

adjective

old-fashioned most loved or liked

desirable

adjective

used for saying that you would like something to happen

fave

adjective

informal favourite

favored

the American spelling of favoured

favorite

the American spelling of favourite

favoured

adjective

preferred or chosen

forlorn

adjective

wanted by you very much despite knowing that there is little chance of getting what you want

hoped-for

adjective

wanted and expected

in someone’s bad/good books

used for saying that someone is annoyed with you/pleased with you

Marmite

adjective

British used for describing something that people tend to strongly like or strongly dislike

sought-after

adjective

wanted by many people but not easy to get

top

adjective

Britishinformal used about someone who you like very much

to someone’s liking

if something is to someone’s liking, they like it or approve of it

welcome

adjective

if you are welcome, or are a welcome visitor at a place, people are pleased that you are there

welcome

adjective

if something is welcome, people are happy about it because it is pleasant or because they need it

Antonyms

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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Open Dictionary

sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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