loving


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lov·ing

 (lŭv′ĭng)
adj.
1. Feeling love; affectionate.
2. Indicative of or exhibiting love.

loving

(ˈlʌvɪŋ)
adj
feeling, showing, or indicating love and affection
ˈlovingly adv
ˈlovingness n

lov•ing

(ˈlʌv ɪŋ)

adj.
warmly affectionate.
lov′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.loving - feeling or showing love and affection; "loving parents"; "loving glances"
committed, attached - associated in an exclusive sexual relationship
lovable, loveable - having characteristics that attract love or affection; "a mischievous but lovable child"
passionate - having or expressing strong emotions
warmhearted - marked by warmth of feeling like kindness and sympathy and generosity; "gave a warmhearted welcome to the stranger"
unloving - not giving or reciprocating affection

loving

loving

adjective
Feeling and expressing affection:
Translations
مُحِب، وَدود
milující
hengivenkærlig
elskandi, ástúîlegur
milujúci
ljubeč
seven

loving

[ˈlʌvɪŋ]
A. ADJcariñoso, tierno
with loving carecon amoroso cuidado
loving kindnessbondad f
(from) your loving wife, Elizabeth (o.f.) (in letters) → (de) tu esposa que te quiere, Elizabeth
B. CPD loving cup Ncopa f de la amistad (que circula en una cena en que beben todos)

loving

[ˈlʌvɪŋ] adj
(= affectionate) [parent, husband, wife] → aimant(e)
to have a loving relationship with sb → avoir des rapports très tendres avec qn
[care] → grand(e); [support] → tendre
"in loving memory of Catherine Grace" → "in memoriam: Catherine Grace"

loving

adjliebend; look, disposition, relationship, marriageliebevoll; loving kindnessHerzensgüte f; (of God)Barmherzigkeit f; your loving son …in Liebe Euer Sohn; they are such a loving couple/familysie gehen so liebevoll miteinander um

loving

[ˈlʌvɪŋ] adjaffettuoso/a; (care) → tenero/a, amoroso/a
his loving parents → i suoi genitori che gli vogliono molto bene

love

(lav) noun
1. a feeling of great fondness or enthusiasm for a person or thing. She has a great love of music; her love for her children.
2. strong attachment with sexual attraction. They are in love with one another.
3. a person or thing that is thought of with (great) fondness (used also as a term of affection). Ballet is the love of her life; Goodbye, love!
4. a score of nothing in tennis. The present score is fifteen love (written 15–0).
verb
1. to be (very) fond of. She loves her children dearly.
2. to take pleasure in. They both love dancing.
ˈlovable adjective
(negative unlovable) easy to love or like; attractive. a lovable child.
ˈlovely adjective
1. (negative unlovely) beautiful; attractive. She is a lovely girl; She looked lovely in that dress.
2. delightful. Someone told me a lovely joke last night, but I can't remember it; a lovely meal.
ˈloveliness noun
ˈlover noun
1. a person who enjoys or admires or has a special affection for something. an art-lover; He is a lover of sport; an animal-lover.
2. a person who is having a love affair with another.
ˈloving adjective
ˈlovingly adverb
love affair
a (temporary and often sexual) relationship between two people who are in love but not married.
ˈlove-letter noun
a letter expressing love.
ˈlovesick adjective
sad because of being in love. a lovesick youth; lovesick glances.
fall in love (with)
to develop feelings of love and sexual attraction (for). He fell in love with her straightaway.
for love or money
in any way at all. We couldn't get a taxi for love or money.
make love
to have sexual intercourse.
there's no love lost between them
they dislike one another.

loving

adj cariñoso, afectuoso
References in classic literature ?
I don't know," he laughed, "unless just by loving you, for I loved you hard enough to melt the heart of a stone, much less the heart of the living, breathing woman you are.
But that doesn't prevent me from loving you the first.
To mingle our careless talk with the song of the birds among the dewy leaves, to smile at each other as we gazed on the sky, to turn our steps slowly homewards at the sound of the bell that always rings too soon, to admire together some little detail in the landscape, to watch the fitful movements of an insect, to look closely at a gleaming demoiselle fly--the delicate creature that resembles an innocent and loving girl; in such ways as these are not one's thoughts drawn daily a little higher?
A happiness lying beyond material forces, outside the material influences that act on man- a happiness of the soul alone, the happiness of loving.
When loving with human love one may pass from love to hatred, but divine love cannot change.
Angelina would have gone on loving Edwin forever and ever and ever if only Edwin had not grown so strange and different.
So far from a man's not loving after he has passed boyhood, it is not till there is a good deal of gray in his hair that they think his protestations at all worthy of attention.
Nay- tell me- had Heaven made me ugly, as it has made me beautiful, could I with justice complain of you for not loving me?
Eva wondered, but silently followed her guide, little Rose-Leaf, who with tender words passed among the delicate blossoms, pouring dew on their feeble roots, cheering them with her loving words and happy smile.
They passed on, and Eva saw beside each bed a Fairy, who with gentle hands and loving words soothed the suffering insects.
Then a faint voice whispered, "Little Rose-Leaf, come quickly, or I cannot thank you as I ought for all your loving care of me.
whereas the truth-finder, having raked out that jakes, his own mind, and being there capable of tracing no ray of divinity, nor anything virtuous or good, or lovely, or loving, very fairly, honestly, and logically concludes that no such things exist in the whole creation.