HyperDic: loving

English > 1 sense of the word loving:
ADJECTIVEalllovingfeeling or showing love and affection
loving > pronunciation
Soundslah'vihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > loving: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningFeeling or showing love and affection.
Examples
  • "loving parents"
  • "loving glances"
Narroweradoring, doting, fondExtravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
affectionate, fond, lovesome, tenderHaving or displaying warmth or affection
amative, amorousInclined toward or displaying love
amatory, amorous, romanticexpressive of or exciting sexual love or romance
attachedFond and affectionate
captivated, charmedstrongly attracted
enamored, infatuated, in love, potty, smitten, soft on, taken withmarked by foolish or unreasoning fondness
idolatrousblindly or excessively devoted or adoring
loverlike, loverlylike or in the manner of a lover
overfondexcessively fond
tenderheartedeasily moved to love
touchy-feely(often derogatory) openly expressing love / love and affection (especially through physical contact)
uxoriousfoolishly fond of or submissive to your wife
See alsoattached, committedassociated in an exclusive / exclusive sexual relationship
lovable, loveableHaving characteristics / characteristics that attract love or affection
passionateHaving or expressing strong emotions
warmheartedmarked by warmth of feeling like kindness and sympathy / sympathy / sympathy and generosity / generosity
Oppositeunlovingnot giving or reciprocating affection
Spanishafectuoso, amoroso, cariñoso
Catalanafectuós, amorós
Nounslovingnessa quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
lovingnessa loving feeling
Adverbslovinglywith fondness

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