liking

Definitions of liking
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n a feeling of pleasure and enjoyment

“I've always had a liking for reading”
“she developed a liking for gin”
Antonyms:
dislike
a feeling of aversion or antipathy
Types:
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fancy, fondness, partiality
a predisposition to like something
captivation, enchantment, enthrallment, fascination
a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual
penchant, predilection, preference, taste
a strong liking
mysophilia
abnormal attraction to filth
inclination
that toward which you are inclined to feel a liking
friendliness
a feeling of liking for another person; enjoyment in their company
approval
a feeling of liking something or someone good
admiration, esteem
a feeling of delighted approval and liking
acquired taste
a preference that is only acquired after considerable experience
weakness
a penchant for something even though it might not be good for you
leaning, propensity, tendency
an inclination to do something
stomach
an inclination or liking for things involving conflict or difficulty or unpleasantness
undertow
an inclination contrary to the strongest or prevailing feeling
amicability, amicableness
a disinclination to quarrel
good will, goodwill
the friendly hope that something will succeed
brotherhood
the feeling that men should treat one another like brothers
favor, favour
a feeling of favorable regard
approbation
official approval
Anglophilia
admiration for Britain and British customs
hero worship
admiration for great men (or their memory)
philhellenism
admiration for Greece and the Greeks and Greek customs
philogyny
admiration for women
Type of:
feeling
the experiencing of affective and emotional states

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