- 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 lovelessness
If hard work, oblivion and lovelessness were to be his lot, the hardest of these was lovelessness.Jewel Weed
Alice Ames Winter
Julia felt that she could love no one and that she deserved endless commiseration for her lovelessness.Narcissus
But he was a miserable youth, too, and in the anguish of loneliness and lovelessness a home tempted him sorely.The Journal of a Disappointed Man
Wilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion
Would Joe and Moll find them and force them back to a life of lovelessness, hardship, and degradation?Two Little Travellers
Frances Browne Arthur
We might add a clause to our litany,—From lovelessness and all manner of indifference, good Lord, deliver us!Is Polite Society Polite?
Julia Ward Howe
- without lovea loveless marriage
- receiving or giving no love
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Word Origin and History for lovelessness
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