ETYM French acceptable, Latin acceptabilis, from acceptare.
1. Worthy of acceptance or satisfactory.
2. Adequate for the purpose.
3. (Linguistics) Judged to be in conformity with approved usage; SYN. accepted.
ETYM Latin complacens very pleasing, p. pr. of complacere; com- + placere to please: cf. French complaisant. Related to Please and cf. Complaisant.
Contented to a fault; SYN. self-satisfied.
1. Enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space; SYN. cosy, snug.
2. Having or fostering a warm or friendly atmosphere; especially through smallness and informality; SYN. intimate, informal.
3. Suggesting connivance.
ETYM Latin decens, decentis, p. pr. of decere to be fitting or becoming.
1. Socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous; SYN. nice.
2. (Informal) Decently clothed.
3. Conforming to conventions of sexual behavior.
4. Observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress.
ETYM Old Fren. delitable, Old Fren. delitable, French délectable, from Latin delectabilis, from delectare to delight. Related to Delight.
1. Capable of arousing desire; SYN. sexually attractive.
2. Extremely pleasing to the sense of taste; SYN. delicious, luscious, pleasant-tasting, scrumptious, toothsome, yummy.
ETYM Old Fren. delicieus, French délicieux, Latin deliciosus, from deliciae delight, from delicere to allure. Related to Delight.
1. Affording exquisite pleasure; delightful; most sweet or grateful to the senses, especially to the taste; charming.
2. Addicted to pleasure; seeking enjoyment; luxurious; effeminate.
ETYM Grate, a. + full; cf. French gré thanks, good will, from Latin gratum, neut. of gratus agreeable, grateful. Related to Grate.
1. Affording comfort or pleasure.
2. Feeling or showing gratitude; SYN. thankful.
1. Agreeable to the eye or to correct taste; having a pleasing appearance or expression; attractive.
2. Suitable or fit in action; marked with propriety and ease; graceful; becoming; appropriate.
3. Showing generosity or nobleness of character; liberal; generous.
1. Done with delicacy and skill; SYN. skillful.
2. Pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance; SYN. pleasant, agreeable, charming, affable, amenable.
3. Possessing, marked by, or demanding great or excessive precision and delicacy.
1. Expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward
2. (Of characters in literature or drama) Evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings; SYN. appealing, likeable, likable.
3. (Physiology; anatomy) Or or relating to the sympathetic nervous system
1. Having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of heat or imparting or maintaining heat
2. Characterized by liveliness or excitement or disagreement
3. (Color) Inducing the impression of warmth; used especially of reds and oranges and yellows
4. Psychologically warm; friendly and responsive
5. Uncomfortable because of possible danger or trouble
6. Of a seeker (in games): near to the object sought; SYN. hot.