Dear and Loved


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Dear adjective – Granted special treatment or attention.
Usage example: spared no expense when caring for and feeding her dear little dog

Loved is a synonym for dear in beloved topic. In some cases you can use "Loved" instead an adjective "Dear", when it comes to topics like participle, love. popular alternative
Nearby Words: dearly, deary, dearie
Synonyms for Dear


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Loved adjective – Granted special treatment or attention.
Usage example: her grandparents' constant doting made her feel especially loved

Dear is a synonym for loved in love topic. You can use "Dear" instead an adjective "Loved", if it concerns topics such as beloved. popular alternative
Nearby Words: love, loving, lover, lovable, lovingly
Synonyms for Loved

Both words in one sentence

  • Loved I Not Honor More: Hector, when his wife Andromache begs him not to fight: "Life every man holds dear, but the brave man Holds honor far more precious-dear than life." Love Triangle The Matchmaker: Pandarus tries his best to be one between Troilus and Cressida.
  • Despite being spoiled rotten, it's made clear that she's The Unfavorite compared to her dear, gentle, sweet sister, who's loved by everyone while Debora herself is regarded with dismay.
  • Beard of Sorrow It's four years after the Brood War, where the woman he loved used him, betrayed him, and killed off many dear friends.
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