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loveless

[luhv-lis] /ˈlʌv lɪs/
adjective
1.
without any love:
a loveless marriage.
2.
feeling no love.
3.
receiving no love; unloved.
Origin of loveless
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English loveles. See love, -less
Related forms
lovelessly, adverb
lovelessness, noun
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loveless

/ˈlʌvlɪs/
adjective
1.
without love: a loveless marriage
2.
receiving or giving no love
Derived Forms
lovelessly, adverb
lovelessness, noun
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Word Origin and History for loveless
adj.

early 14c., "feeling no love;" late 14c. "unloved," from from love (n.) + -less. Attested from mid-13c. as a surname. Related: Lovelessly; lovelessness.

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