PRECIOUS

precious

1. [Adverb]: extremely; "there is precious little time left"

2. obviously contrived to charm; "an insufferably precious performance"; "a child with intolerably cute mannerisms"

3. of high worth or cost; "diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds are precious stones"

4. characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for; "a cherished friend"; "children are precious"; "a treasured heirloom"; "so good to feel wanted"

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