Meaning of ADORE in English



BAD : I adore meeting new people.

GOOD : I like/enjoy/love meeting new people.

BAD : I adore reading too.

GOOD : I like/enjoy/love reading too.


Adore usually expresses a very strong feeling: 'She adores her grandchildren and is always buying them presents.' 'The one singer I absolutely adore is Whitney Houston.' If you use adore to mean 'like/ enjoy/love', you may sound insincere.

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