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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-dawr, uh-dohr]
    • /əˈdɔr, əˈdoʊr/
    • /əˈdɔː.rɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-dawr, uh-dohr]
    • /əˈdɔr, əˈdoʊr/

Definitions of adoringly word

  • verb with object adoringly to regard with the utmost esteem, love, and respect; honor. 1
  • verb with object adoringly to pay divine honor to; worship: to adore God. 1
  • verb with object adoringly to like or admire very much: I simply adore the way your hair is done! 1
  • verb without object adoringly to worship. 1
  • noun adoringly In an adoring manner. 1

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Origin of adoringly

First appearance:

before 1275
One of the 13% oldest English words
1275-1325; < Latin adōrāre to speak to, pray, worship, equivalent to ad- ad- + ōrāre to speak, beg (see oral); replacing Middle English aour(i)e < Old French aourer < Latin

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Parts of speech for Adoringly


adoringly popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 87% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 75% 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.

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Synonyms for adoringly

adv adoringly

  • warmly — having or giving out a moderate degree of heat, as perceived by the senses: a warm bath.
  • passionately — having, compelled by, or ruled by intense emotion or strong feeling; fervid: a passionate advocate of socialism.
  • respectfully — full of, characterized by, or showing politeness or deference: a respectful reply.
  • zealously — full of, characterized by, or due to zeal; ardently active, devoted, or diligent. Synonyms: enthusiastic, eager, fervid, fervent, intense, passionate, warm. Antonyms: apathetic; lackadaisical.
  • earnestly — serious in intention, purpose, or effort; sincerely zealous: an earnest worker.

adverb adoringly

  • lovingly — feeling or showing love; warmly affectionate; fond: loving glances.
  • tenderly — soft or delicate in substance; not hard or tough: a tender steak.
  • indulgently — characterized by or showing indulgence; benignly lenient or permissive: an indulgent parent.
  • romantically — of, relating to, or of the nature of romance; characteristic or suggestive of the world of romance: a romantic adventure.

Antonyms for adoringly

adverb adoringly

  • coldly — having a relatively low temperature; having little or no warmth: cold water; a cold day.

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