loving

[ luhv-ing ]
/ ˈlʌv ɪŋ /

adjective

feeling or showing love; warmly affectionate; fond: loving glances.

Origin of loving

before 1000; Middle English lovyng; replacing Middle English lovende, Old English lufiende. See love, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM loving

lov·ing·ly, adverblov·ing·ness, nounnon·lov·ing, adjectiveun·lov·ing, adjective
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Examples from the Web for non-loving

  • A non-loving Universal Thought was too monstrous a concept to entertain.

  • To overcome the inertia of non-loving is not so difficult as to stop the backward motion and turn it into forward.

    H. R.|Edwin Lefevre

British Dictionary definitions for non-loving

loving
/ (ˈlʌvɪŋ) /

adjective

feeling, showing, or indicating love and affection

Derived forms of loving

lovingly, adverblovingness, noun
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Idioms and Phrases with non-loving

loving

see tender loving care.

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