Synonyms of precious in English:

precious


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adjective

1‘precious works of art’

SYNONYMS
valuable, costly, expensive, high-priced, dear
invaluable, priceless, beyond price, of incalculable value, of incalculable worth
rare, choice, fine, exquisite, irreplaceable, inestimable

2‘the photograph album was her most precious possession’

SYNONYMS
valued, cherished, treasured, prized, favourite, dear, dearest, beloved, darling, adored, loved, special, esteemed, worth its weight in gold, revered, venerated, hallowed
ANTONYMS

worthless, cheap

3‘his exaggerated, precious manners’

SYNONYMS
affected, over-refined, artificial, studied, pretentious, chi-chi, flowery, mannered, contrived, effete
informal twee, la-di-da, fancy-pants
British informal poncy
rare alembicated