As verbs the difference between endearing and endear
is that endearing
is while endear
is (obsolete) to make (something) more precious or valuable.
As an adjective endearing
is inspiring love or affection, in a childlike way.
As a noun endearing
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Inspiring love or affection, in a childlike way.
* (Jack London)
- It was arms around, and perpetual endearings , and all that I had missed for a weary twelve-month.
(obsolete) To make (something) more precious or valuable.
(obsolete) To make (something) more expensive; to increase the cost of.
(obsolete) To stress (something) as important; to exaggerate.
*:Salvianus Massiliensis this Testimonie, might say, it is now rather deemed a vertue among them.
To make (someone) dear or precious.