English dictionary definition of:



  • obviously contrived to charm
  • characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for
  • of high worth or cost
  • held in great esteem for admirable qualities especially of an intrinsic nature


  • extremely

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cherished cute preciously treasured valued wanted

Spellzone course content

View spelling list The -cious ending and learn about the word precious in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 30. Words with ci and ti e.g. ancient, special, initial, gracious.

Scrabble score for precious

Scrabble score = 12

Please note that scrabble only allows seven tiles to be placed at once.

generated at 09:18:08 on 24-09-19

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