Definitions for liking
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word liking.
a feeling of pleasure and enjoyment
"I've always had a liking for reading"; "she developed a liking for gin"
The action of the verb to like.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Plump; in a state of plumpness.
Etymology: Perhaps because plumpness is agreeable to the sight.
I fear my lord the king, who hath appointed your meat and your drink; for why should he see your faces worse liking, than the children which are of your sort. Dan. i. 10.
Etymology: from like.
I’ll repent, and that suddenly, while I am in some liking; I shall be out of heart shortly, and then I shall have no strength to repent. William Shakespeare, Henry IV.
Their young ones are in good liking; they grow up with corn. Job xxxix. 4.
Cappadocian slaves were famous for their lustiness; and, being in good liking, were set on a stall when exposed to sale, to shew the good habit of their body. John Dryden, Pers. Notes to.
The royal soul, that, like the lab’ring moon,
By charms of art was hurried down;
Forc’d with regret to leave her native sphere,
Came but awhile on liking here. Dryden.
Why do you longer feed on loathed light,
Or liking find to gaze on earthly mold. Fairy Queen.
Liking refers to the positive feelings, affection, or preference one has towards someone or something. It's a sense of enjoyment or favor for a specific person, place, thing, shift, or idea. The term is also used to express approval or support.
looking; appearing; as, better or worse liking. See Like, to look
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
The numerical value of liking in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of liking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
Each man is led by his own liking.
It is not doing the things we like to do, But liking the things we have to do That makes life blessed.
This idea that we're going to refit it to Joe Manchin's liking, the bill has already been retrofitted to Joe Manchin liking, let's make that extremely clear. The climate ambitions have been reduced because of Joe Manchin.
I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them.
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