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  • n. The state or quality of being adorable or attractive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being adorable, or worthy of adoration.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being adorable, or worthy of adoration.
  • n. The quality of being adorable, or worthy of adoration.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. extreme attractiveness


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  • You cannot throw a college graduate of "sports journalism" into a vice presidential debate and expect anything other than a certain poise, a certain "adorableness" as the thing gets tougher, and stupidity as a certainty.

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  • This story is quite sad and horrifying on several levels: though we don't know why she did it, the fact that the woman willingly placed herself in a potentially deadly situation, with such horrific consequences, may stem from the fact that animals such as polar bears are played up for their "adorableness" and the reality, that these are creatures who do not care to be your giant teddy bear and should be considered quite dangerous when threatened or provoked, gets lost in the cuddly marketing of such things.


  • Once there we just climbed the little ladder to our bed in the eaves, so the next morning, we were unprepared for the picture-book adorableness of our surroundings.

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  • Except … Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel re-teamed to present at the Hamilton Behind the Camera Awards, and their wonder twin powers of adorableness seriously activated:

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  • I'm very partial to Mikuru because she oozes awkward moe adorableness.

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  • Dog-less travelers can participate in Fido Fridays and Bachelor Brunches, eating up the adorableness of the hotel's two new puppy additions, a Saint Bernard and an English Cream Golden Retriever named Bachelor and Miner. $125 cleaning fee per room for dogs $25 donated to the ASPCA,

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  • Dominguez's tattered adorableness at the beginning, the way she warbles about what Glen Campbell would call the dreams of an everyday housewife, her lambent and then incandescent love for Seymour, all this she conveys with passion and conviction.

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  • And as I'm fairly certain that the remaining ten stories are not about Crazy Aunt Rose and Crazy Uncle Doctor giggling about the relative adorableness of marshmallows, I'm thinking you're going to find a way for them to get back together before the insanity takes over.

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  • Sure, Shirley seems to be laying on the adorableness a bit thickly here, but that girl had such incredible poise and presence for someone so young.

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  • And, we go way back, because I have a photo with him from before he cut his hair ... and we had a lovely Twitter exchange over the ridiculous adorableness of his children.

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