cherished, precious, treasured, wanted
Meaning: characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for; "a cherished friend"; "children are precious"; "a treasured heirloom"; "so good to feel wanted"
Cherished the amiable illusion
She cherished no petty resentments
She still cherished a very tender affection for Bingley.
She could never be very wretched while thus tenderly loved, and cherished.
Now, since he cherished the rose so well, see, the rose will not leave him.
I'm so thankful it wasn't a cherished heirloom because then no money could replace it."
He cherished the thought of the duel, hoping to conceal its true cause even from his seconds.
The thought was too shocking to be cherished for a moment; but I could not drive it from my mind.
It was the working out, in abnormal form, but with essential truth, of his chosen and cherished ideal of life.
The king showed much gratitude to Tristram, but in the bottom of his heart he cherished bitter jealousy of him.