liking (Meaning)

Wordnet

liking (n)

a feeling of pleasure and enjoyment

Webster

liking (p. pr. & vb. n.)

of Like

Webster

liking (p. a.)

Looking; appearing; as, better or worse liking. See Like, to look.

Webster

liking (n.)

The state of being pleasing; a suiting. See On liking, below.

The state of being pleased with, or attracted toward, some thing or person; hence, inclination; desire; pleasure; preference; -- often with for, formerly with to; as, it is an amusement I have no liking for.

Appearance; look; figure; state of body as to health or condition.

liking Sentence Examples

  1. Despite their differences, she found a deep liking for his sense of humor.
  2. The child developed a strong liking for the new puppy.
  3. The movie received widespread acclaim, garnering a universal liking.
  4. She had an instant liking for the elegant, vintage dress.
  5. Their shared love of adventure fostered a mutual liking between them.
  6. The teacher's gentle nature evoked a universal liking among her students.
  7. Although they had initially disliked each other, their mutual respect gradually transformed their feelings into liking.
  8. The author's vivid storytelling ability instilled a deep liking for his novels in readers.
  9. The café's cozy atmosphere and friendly staff cultivated a sense of liking among patrons.
  10. The politician's charisma and genuine concern for the people earned him a widespread liking.

FAQs About the word liking

a feeling of pleasure and enjoymentof Like, Looking; appearing; as, better or worse liking. See Like, to look., The state of being pleasing; a suiting. See On l

preference, love,like, craving, taste, appetite, thirst, favor, desire,use

dislike, aversion, disgust, disgust, aversion, hatred, loathing,hatred, distaste, dislike

Despite their differences, she found a deep liking for his sense of humor.

The child developed a strong liking for the new puppy.

The movie received widespread acclaim, garnering a universal liking.

She had an instant liking for the elegant, vintage dress.