- without any love: a loveless marriage.
- feeling no love.
- receiving no love; unloved.
Origin of loveless
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Examples from the Web for loveless
Representing “Loveless” is a Grant member whom Vaillant refers to as “Sam Lovelace.”
“Like many of the Loveless men, it was hard for him to let love in,” writes Vaillant.
Loveless is an ex-Confederate scientist who hopes to get back at the North for winning the Civil War.Brad Pitt and More Oscar Nominees’ Most Embarrassing Roles (Video)
February 22, 2012
Washington could never have married a poor woman, but neither could he have tolerated a cold and loveless marriage.Wes Clark on Washington
General Wesley K. Clark
October 14, 2010
But the marriage was loveless and lonely and McRay found herself meandering the manicured grounds, plotting her escape.Hollywood's Kept Women
October 10, 2010
Still we have bottled most of it and the labourer accepts his loveless lot.
Why else would you submit to a loveless life and the dull routine of toil?
Into what a nest of stings and thorns his loveless marriage had plunged him!The Strollers
Frederic S. Isham
And so her life had flowed on, uniform, peaceful and respectable, but loveless.The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII.
Guy de Maupassant
That it could lead to more evil than a loveless marriage was not, however, to be feared.Robert Orange
John Oliver Hobbes
- without lovea loveless marriage
- receiving or giving no love
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Word Origin and History for loveless
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