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Meaning of LOVING

Pronunciation:  'luving

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  feeling or showing love and affection; "loving parents"; "loving glances"

LOVING is a 6 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: admiring, adoring, affectionate, affectioned, amative, amatory, amorous, captivated, caressing, caressive, caring, charmed, crazy, doting, dotty, enamored, fatherly, fond, gaga, idolatrous, in love, infatuated, loverlike, loverly, lovesome, overfond, romantic, smitten, soft on(p), taken with(p), tender, tenderhearted, touchy-feely, uxorious, warm
 Antonyms: unloving
 See Also: attached, committed, lovable, loveable, passionate, warmhearted



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lov"ing\, a.
1. Affectionate.

         The fairest and most loving wife in Greece.

2. Expressing love or kindness; as, loving words.

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