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See definition of pettings on Dictionary.com
  • as inindulgence
  • as innecking
  • as intouch
  • as inkissing
  • as incaress
  • as intactility
  • as inforeplay

synonyms for pettings

  • extravagance
  • kindness
  • leniency
  • permissiveness
  • privilege
  • allowance
  • appeasement
  • attention
  • courtesy
  • endurance
  • excess
  • favor
  • fondling
  • fondness
  • forbearance
  • fulfillment
  • goodwill
  • hedonism
  • immoderation
  • intemperance
  • intemperateness
  • lenience
  • pampering
  • partiality
  • patience
  • petting
  • pleasing
  • profligacy
  • satiation
  • satisfaction
  • service
  • spoiling
  • tolerance
  • toleration
  • understanding
  • babying
  • coddling
  • favoring
  • gratifying
  • placating
  • profligateness
  • toadying
  • treating
  • lovemaking
  • cuddling
  • petting
  • caressing
  • parking
  • embracing
  • canoodling
  • fondling
  • making love
  • making out
  • sucking face
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antonyms for pettings

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  • disapproval
  • disfavor
  • disregard
  • dissatisfaction
  • frustration
  • intolerance
  • need
  • want
  • abstention
  • care
  • moderation
  • temperance
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          How to use pettings in a sentence

          He was restless, till he became a willing slave to that woman's smiles, caresses and pettings.
          A CALIFORNIA GIRLEDWARD ELDRIDGE
          Poor fool, he could not see that her kind talk and pettings were only a means employed to gain her end.
          A CALIFORNIA GIRLEDWARD ELDRIDGE
          All the adored Mistress' coaxings and pettings could not rouse Lad from his dull apathy of despair.
          LAD: A DOGALBERT PAYSON TERHUNE
          The attachment of the parents to their children is touching, though it is never expressed in words or pettings.
          CIVILISATION: ITS CAUSE AND CUREEDWARD CARPENTER
          There would be no pettings and caressings from her, that was quite certain.
          THE GOLDEN BUTTERFLYWALTER BESANT
          She submitted, a little as the pampered kitten had before submitted to her own pettings.
          THE LIONS OF THE LORDHARRY LEON WILSON
          But just then, Miss Baby having had enough of Mrs. Prideaux' pettings, set up a shout.
          NURSE HEATHERDALE'S STORYMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
          He took the pettings seriously, and fretted over women not worth saddling a pony to call upon.
          THE WORKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING: ONE VOLUME EDITIONRUDYARD KIPLING
          Civilly, he would endure the pettings of these visiting outlanders.
          LAD: A DOGALBERT PAYSON TERHUNE
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