[ US /ɛnˈdiɹ/ ]
[ UK /ɛndˈi‍ə/ ]
  1. make attractive or lovable
    This behavior endeared her to me
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How To Use endear In A Sentence

  • People respected her honesty and forthright manner, qualities which endeared her to all.
  • In person, he projects a vulnerability that's nothing short of endearing.
  • But now I feel there was something rather endearing about my uncultured clumsiness.
  • There was dark hair spilling over her shoulder, a soft voice whispering endearments in her ear.
  • Blindly, unwittingly, erringly as Dickens often urged them, these ideals mark the whole tendency of his fiction, and they are what endear him to the heart, and will keep him dear to it long after many a cunninger artificer in letters has passed into forgetfulness. Literature and Life (Complete)
  • Patience, peace and a good heart endear you to family, friends and loved ones.
  • His stories of past friends were always endearing but told with a dignified but abiding relish. Times, Sunday Times
  • Michael Ontkean performs the funniest "striptease" bit in the history of film, and the endearingly sociopathic “Hansen Brothers” have to be seen to be believed. Hullabaloo
  • Endearingly fey one minute, Norton will then go straight for the jugular of some poor, taste-challenged Pom in the audience, or phone an American eccentric on his dog-phone.
  • Her haughty, combative approach did not endear her to the sons of empire. The Times Literary Supplement
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