Definition of Lovable

1. Adjective. Having characteristics that attract love or affection. "A mischievous but lovable child"

Exact synonyms: Loveable
Also: Desirable, Amicable, Loving
Similar to: Adorable, Endearing, Lovely, Angelic, Angelical, Cherubic, Seraphic, Sweet, Cuddlesome, Cuddly
Antonyms: Hateful
Derivative terms: Love, Love, Love, Love



Definition of Lovable

1. a. Having qualities that excite, or are fitted to excite, love; worthy of love.

Definition of Lovable

1. Adjective. Inspiring love or affection. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lovable

1. having qualities that attract love [adj] : LOVABLY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lovable

loutrophoros
louts
louty
louvar
louvars
louver
louvered
louvered window
louvers
louvre
louvred
louvres
lov'd
lovabilities
lovability
lovable (current term)
lovableness
lovablenesses
lovably
lovage
lovages
lovastatin
lovastatins
lovat
lovats
lovdarite
love-bite
love-child
love-children

Literary usage of Lovable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1920)
"... complete picture of John Touchwood is fine, human and lovable—perhaps just because of its convincing defects. Doris Webb. intimate terms, thru the good ..."

2. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"A dear lovable woman, welcome at a sick bedside; as much in place there as when facing an angry nation; contented in the home she made; the loyal friend; ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... most ascetic, most devoted to orthodoxy, and in many ways a very lovable character; for if he is quick to take offence, he is easily appeased, ..."

4. The Holland House Circle by Lloyd Charles Sanders (1908)
"... Holland's intervention—" Such a lovable person "—Scott's quarrel with Lord Holland—His description of Holland House—" Tales of my Landlord. ..."

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