lovelier Definition

  • 1having a beauty that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit
  • 2having qualities that inspire affection, admiration, or respect

Using lovelier: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "lovelier" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The sunset was even lovelier than yesterday's.

  • Example

    She looked lovelier in her new dress.

  • Example

    The garden is lovelier now that it's in full bloom.

lovelier Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for lovelier

  • prettier
  • more beautiful
  • more attractive
  • more charming
  • more delightful

Antonyms for lovelier

  • uglier
  • less attractive

Phrases with lovelier

  • to love someone more because of their faults or weaknesses


    I love him all the lovelier for his imperfections.

  • to improve the appearance or quality of something


    Adding fresh flowers to the table will make it lovelier.

  • extremely lovely or beautiful


    The bride looked lovelier than a June day in her wedding dress.

Origins of lovelier

from 'lovely' + '-er'


Summary: lovelier in Brief

The term 'lovelier' [ˈlʌvliər] is the comparative form of 'lovely,' meaning having a beauty that pleases the senses or inspires affection. It is often used to describe people, nature, and objects, as in 'She looked lovelier in her new dress.' 'Lovelier' can also be used in phrases like 'love someone all the lovelier,' expressing affection despite flaws, and 'make something lovelier,' improving the appearance or quality of something.