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endearing

[en-deer-ing]
adjective
1.
tending to make dear or beloved.
2.
manifesting or evoking affection: an endearing smile.

Origin:
1615–25; endear + -ing2

endearingly, adverb
self-endearing, adjective
unendearing, adjective
unendearingly, adverb
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endearing (ɪnˈdɪərɪŋ)
 
adj
giving rise to love or esteem; charming
 
endearingly
 
adv

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endearing
1660s, from endear.
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