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endearing

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishendearingen‧dear‧ing /ɪnˈdɪərɪŋ $ ɪnˈdɪr-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 NICEmaking someone love or like youendearing qualities/traits etc 🔊 Shyness is one of her most endearing qualities. 🔊 an endearing smileendearingly adverb
Examples from the Corpus
endearingHe had a boyish, slightly dreamy look that was very endearing.My father bred cocker spaniels, and these endearing animals were very much part of our childhood.Pilot whales are endearing creatures, as anyone who has been involved in their rescue will testify.He had a boyish, slightly abstracted look, that was his most endearing expression.So how about a bit of praise for this endearing fish?Reggie was an endearing, kindly man who had led a leisurely, unadventurous life as a country gentleman.No doubt he had his endearing private weaknesses like other men.Louise's complete honesty was one of her most endearing qualities.Will's sense of humor is one of his most endearing qualities.endearing qualities/traits etcIn spite of their burdens, endearing qualities are often clearly evident.It turned out that, among his other endearing qualities, George was an exceedingly impatient man.He regarded it as one of my most endearing qualities that I seemed to want nothing from him.In fact, one of his most endearing qualities was his ability to puncture his own pomposity and poke fun at himself.
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