Synonyms of love affair
1 romanceDictionary • a love affair with a married man
romance • a holiday romance
relationship • She likes to have a relationship with her leading men.
affair • A married male supervisor was carrying on an affair with a colleague.
intrigue • She detected her husband in an intrigue with a prostitute.
liaison • She embarked on a series of sexual liaisons with society figures.
amour • This meaningful amour had gone horribly wrong.
affaire de coeur (French)
2 enthusiasmDictionary • His love affair with France knew no bounds.
enthusiasm • Her lack of enthusiasm filled me with disappointment.
love • Our love for each other has been increased by what we've been through together.
passion • She has a passion for gardening.
devotion • She was flattered by his devotion.
mania • They had a mania for travelling.
zest • He has a zest for life and a quick intellect.
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• A married male supervisor was carrying on an affair with a colleague.
amourAn amour is a love affair, especially one which is kept secret.
• This meaningful amour had gone horribly wrong.
devotionDevotion is great love, affection, or admiration for someone.
• She was flattered by his devotion.
Thesaurus for love affair from the Collins English Thesaurus
a romantic or sexual relationship, esp a temporary one, between two people