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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 ?
He sends all sorts of loving wishes for Christmas, and an especial message to you girls," said Mrs.
I know they will remember all I said to them, that they will be loving children to you, will do their duty faithfully, fight their bosom enemies bravely, and conquer themselves so beautifully that when I come back to them I may be fonder and prouder than ever of my little women.
It was as if we were being punished for loving the loveliness of summer.
Her glance wandered from his face away toward the Gulf, whose sonorous murmur reached her like a loving but imperative entreaty.
He is very careful and loving, and hardly lets me stir without special direction.
He asked me all sorts of questions, too, and pretended to be very loving and kind.
Hester Prynne, nevertheless, the loving mother of this one child, ran little risk of erring on the side of undue severity.
Upon waking next morning about daylight, I found Queequeg's arm thrown over me in the most loving and affectionate manner.
Such an abounding, affectionate, friendly, loving feeling did this avocation beget; that at last I was continually squeezing their hands, and looking up into their eyes sentimentally; as much as to say, --Oh
Underneath this, in one corner, was a picture of a husband and wife in loving embrace; in the opposite corner was a cradle, with fluffy curtains drawn over it, and a smiling cherub hovering upon silver-colored wings.
My dear boys," she said, softly and earnestly, "if our dear, loving little Henry looks down from heaven, he would be glad to have us do this.
Love you lots from Lacey-Mae xxx WORRALL ALBY happy Father's Day to the best dad in the world love from all your family xxxxxxx WORRALL ALBY Dad Happy father day dad have a great day love becca and Michael xxx WORRALL ALBY happy Father's Day to the best grandad in the world love from all your grandchildren xxxxxxxxxxx WORRALL CRAIG To our daddy love Ava and Mia xxx WORSLEY MICHAEL Happy Father's Day to the best Daddy in the world love you the mostest 9-est love zach xxxxXxxxx WORTHINGTON JOHN Love and miss you always Loving daughter JEAN Xxxxxxx WORTHINGTON MATTHEW Happy Fathers Day To the best dad in the world.