- feeling or showing love; warmly affectionate; fond: loving glances.
Origin of loving
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Historical Examples of non-loving
- feeling, showing, or indicating love and affection
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Old English lufenda (see love (v.)). Loving cup is attested from 1808. Lovingkindness was Coverdale's word.
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see tender loving care.
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