cherished cherished  /ˈtʃɛ rɪʃt/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He discovered physics at 14, when he was left bereft by the death of his cherished older brother Giulio during minor throat surgery.
  2. He had opposed limited self-government for India becaus e he cherished, for equally romantic reasons, Britain's imperial history.
  3. One of the most cherished beliefs of supply-side zealots is that cuts in capital gains tax rates always increase revenue.

News

  1. Goodbye Google Reader -- I'm switching to Readable.cc

    It really doesn’t make any sense for Google to be shutting down such a widely used and cherished feeds subscriber as Google Reader, but the web giant isn’t going to change its mind unfortunately, so we must look towards alternatives that we can adopt. But with countless options to choose from, where should one even begin looking? An excellent place to start is a website called Readable.cc. Since ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: BetaNews

  2. Dick Olmstead

    Dick Olmstead Age: 67. Residence: Brainerd Service: Olmstead is a Vietnam veteran of the U.S. Army 9th Infantry Division from 1967-68. "I kissed the ground when I came home from Vietnam," said Olmstead. Flag means to you: "It's cherished.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Brainerd Dispatch

  3. 2013 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

    Each year we pose a set of questions to our area valedictorians and salutatorians. So here they are, your 2013 high school honorees. TDA: What will be your most cherished memory about high school?
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Daily Advance

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Quotes

  1. A top adviser to Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, Sadiq al-Rikabi, described Jan. 1 as a "historic day" during which "the symbols of sovereignty, which are highly cherished by Iraqis, will be restored."
    on Dec 31, 2008 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "As we await President Bush's final State of the Union address Monday night we know one thing for sure: that cherished faith in America has been greatly diminished, and with it, our ability to respond to the critical challenges that threaten our...
    on Jan 28, 2008 By: Harry Reid Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. Elden Rosenthal, an attorney for Mayfield, issued a statement on his behalf praising the judge, saying she "has upheld both the tradition of judicial independence, and our nation's most cherished principle of the right to be secure in one's own...
    on Sep 26, 2007 By: Brandon Mayfield Source: Wall Street Journal

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