lovable etymology

English word lovable comes from English -able, English love

Detailed word origin of lovable

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-able English (eng) Able to be done; fit to be done.. An adjectival suffix; forms adjectives meaning:. Due to be.. Giving, or inclined to.. Relevant to or suitable to, in accordance with.. Subject to.
love English (eng) (colloquial, British) A term of friendly address, regardless of feelings.. (countable) The object of one’s romantic feelings; a darling or sweetheart.. (euphemistic) A sexual desire; sexual activity.. (obsolete) A thin silk material.. (uncountable) Strong affection.. A climbing plant, Clematis vitalba.. A deep or abiding liking for something.. A feeling of care and mercy towards people or [...]
lovable English (eng) Inspiring love or affection.

Words with the same origin as lovable

Descendants of -able
accountable available dependable disposable enjoyable fashionable predictable regrettable remarkable valuable