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Adorable

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Ado'rable. adj. [adorable, Fr.] That which ought to be adored; that which is worthy of divine honours.

On these two, viz. the love of God, and our neighbour, hang both the law and the prophets, says the adorable Author of christianity; and the Apostle says, the end of the law is charity. Cheyne's Philosophical Principles.

Sources: Cheyne, George (26)

Attributes: Adjective (426) · French (385)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Adorable." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: February 1, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=14329.


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