unlovable

lovable

[luhv-uh-buhl]
adjective
of such a nature as to attract love; deserving love; amiable; endearing.
Also, loveable.


Origin:
1300–50; Middle English lovable, lufabille. See love, -able

lovability, lovableness, noun
lovably, adverb
unlovable, adjective
unlovableness, noun
unlovably, adverb


dear, tender, warm, affectionate.
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lovable or loveable (ˈlʌvəbəl)
 
adj
attracting or deserving affection
 
loveable or loveable
 
adj
 
lova'bility or loveable
 
n
 
lovea'bility or loveable
 
n
 
'lovableness or loveable
 
n
 
'loveableness or loveable
 
n
 
'lovably or loveable
 
adv
 
'loveably or loveable
 
adv

unlovable or unloveable (ʌnˈlʌvəbəl)
 
adj
not attracting or deserving love
 
unloveable or unloveable
 
adj

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lovable
also loveable, mid-14c., from love + -able.
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