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In our texts we exchanged mutual endearments in words and emojis.

Bae,” for example, is a term of endearment that is either short for “baby” or an acronym for “before anyone else.

(She addresses me in various terms of endearment, as one would an old friend, and invites me to swim in her pool after lunch).

“The thing that pops into my head is the Shirley MacLaine quote from Terms of Endearment,” said Emmerich.

Terms of Endearment got made because Polly Platt was so persistent.

My mom remembers us actually watching Terms of Endearment with my father when he was sick.

All these things are matter of course to all Frenchmen, who are never at a loss for civility and terms of endearment.

He never let fall a syllable of endearment, yet Carry and the children read something in his face which said more.

She uttered a mild preliminary oath of endearment and suddenly ceased speaking.

The words of endearment, withheld so severely in his waking hours, were inexpressibly sweet to her forlorn and hungry heart.

The endearment is so plaintively inept that she smiles in spite of herself, and resigns herself to indulge him a little.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to endearment, such as: affection, fondness, and love.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.