Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb adore

1 sense of adore

Sense 1
adore -- (love intensely; "he just adored his wife")
       => love -- (have a great affection or liking for; "I love French food"; "She loves her boss and works hard for him")

Antonyms of adj adoring

2 senses of adoring

Sense 1
adoring, worshipful -- (showing adoration)

INDIRECT (VIA reverent) -> irreverent -- (showing lack of due respect or veneration; "irreverent scholars mocking sacred things"; "noisy irreverent tourists")

Sense 2
adoring, doting, fond -- (extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent; "adoring grandparents"; "deceiving her preoccupied and doting husband with a young captain"; "hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother")

INDIRECT (VIA loving) -> unloving -- (not giving or reciprocating affection)

Similarity of adj adoring

2 senses of adoring

Sense 1
adoring, worshipful -- (showing adoration)
       => reverent (vs. irreverent) -- (feeling or showing profound respect or veneration; "maintained a reverent silence")

Sense 2
adoring, doting, fond -- (extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent; "adoring grandparents"; "deceiving her preoccupied and doting husband with a young captain"; "hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother")
       => loving (vs. unloving) -- (feeling or showing love and affection; "loving parents"; "loving glances")

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