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loving

[luhv-ing] /ˈlʌv ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
feeling or showing love; warmly affectionate; fond:
loving glances.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English lovyng; replacing Middle English lovende, Old English lufiende. See love, -ing2
Related forms
lovingly, adverb
lovingness, noun
nonloving, adjective
unloving, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unloving

unloving

/ʌnˈlʌvɪŋ/
adjective
1.
not feeling or showing love and affection

loving

/ˈlʌvɪŋ/
adjective
1.
feeling, showing, or indicating love and affection
Derived Forms
lovingly, adverb
lovingness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unloving
loving
O.E. lufenda (see love (v.)). Related: lovingly (late 14c.). Loving cup is attested from 1808.
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Slang definitions & phrases for unloving

loving

Related Terms

ever-loving, motherfucking


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