Definition of Cherished

1. Adjective. Characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for. "So good to feel wanted"

Exact synonyms: Precious, Treasured, Wanted
Similar to: Loved
Derivative terms: Preciousness



Definition of Cherished

1. Adjective. highly valued, having a high personal value. ¹

2. Verb. (past of cherish) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cherished

1. cherish [v] - See also: cherish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cherished

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chere
chereme
cheremes
cheremic
cheremnykhite
cherepanovite
cherimolla
cherimoya
cherimoya tree
cherimoyas
cherimoyer
cherimoyers
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cherishable
cherished (current term)
cherisher
cherishers
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cherishment
cherishments
cherisht
chernikovite
chernozem
chernozemic
chernozemic soil
chernozems
chernykhite

Literary usage of Cherished

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1. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, William Morris (1887)
"... WHO BARELY SAVES HIMSELF FROM CHARYBDIS, WHENCE HE IS CARRIED TO THE ISLE OF OGYGIA, AND cherished THERE BY CALYPSO AS IS AFORESAID. ..."

2. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"posing obstacles to his successor in office, it is clear from a few of his letters to Cecil, dated about this period, that he cherished | no sentiment but ..."

3. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1907)
"It was not by Lady Wentworth alone that the memory of * Monmouth was cherished with idolatrous fondness. His hold on the hearts of the people lasted till ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1858)
"gift was duly cherished, and the nest-egg produced a prolific brood. From her intercourse with Change Alley, and her communications with stockbrokers, ..."

5. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"... however, and whom only his most cherished intimates ever really knew, was genial, tender-hearted, kindly, and, more than that, intensely sensitive to ..."

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