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loving

lov·ing

loving

 
pronunciation:
luh vIng
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part of speech: adjective
definition: feeling or showing love.
He is a loving father.She has a loving smile.
synonyms:
affectionate, fond, tender
antonyms:
cold, hateful
similar words:
ardent, caring, devoted, kind, passionate
derivations: lovingly (adv.), lovingness (n.)
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