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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-dawr-uh-buh l, uh-dohr-]
    • /əˈdɔr ə bəl, əˈdoʊr-/
    • /ə.ˈdɔː.rə.bli/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-dawr-uh-buh l, uh-dohr-]
    • /əˈdɔr ə bəl, əˈdoʊr-/

Definitions of adorably word

  • adjective adorably very attractive or delightful; charming: What an adorable hat! 1
  • adjective adorably worthy of being adored. 1
  • noun adorably In an adorable manner. 1

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Origin of adorably

First appearance:

before 1605
One of the 40% oldest English words
From the Latin word adōrābilis, dating back to 1605-15. See adore, -able

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Parts of speech for Adorably


adorably popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 82% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 68% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

adorably usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for adorably

adverb adorably

  • sweetly — having the taste or flavor characteristic of sugar, honey, etc.
  • beautifully — in a beautiful manner
  • wonderfully — excellent; great; marvelous: We all had a wonderful weekend.
  • delightfully — giving great pleasure or delight; highly pleasing: a delightful surprise.
  • delectably — delightful; highly pleasing; enjoyable: a delectable witticism.

Antonyms for adorably

adverb adorably

  • horribly — causing or tending to cause horror; shockingly dreadful: a horrible sight.

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