liking

Definitions of liking
  1. noun
    a feeling of pleasure and enjoyment
    “I've always had a liking for reading”
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    dislike
    a feeling of aversion or antipathy
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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
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    feeling
    the experiencing of affective and emotional states
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