Definitions for loving
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word loving.
feeling or showing love and affection
"loving parents"; "loving glances"
The action of the verb to love.
Expressing a large amount of love to other people; affectionate.
his loving wife
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from love.
So loving to my mother,
That he permitted not the winds of heav’n
To visit her face too roughly. William Shakespeare, Hamlet.
This earl was of great courage, and for this cause much loved of his soldiers, to whom he was no less loving again. John Hayward.
The king took her in his arms till she came to herself, and comforted her with loving words. Esth. xv. 8.
Loving generally refers to having deep affection, care, and a positive attitude towards someone or something. It involves showing kindness, empathy, and compassion, as well as a willingness to support and nurture the well-being of others or oneself. Loving can manifest in various ways, such as through acts of generosity, understanding, forgiveness, patience, and sacrifice. It is often associated with emotional attachment, tenderness, and the desire to maintain and strengthen a connection or relationship.
expressing love or kindness; as, loving words
Loving is an American television soap opera that ran on ABC from June 26, 1983, to November 10, 1995, a total of 3,169 episodes. The serial, set in the fictional town of Corinth, Pennsylvania, was co-created by Agnes Nixon and former actor Douglas Marland. The show was broadcast in France under the title Amoureusement Votre and in Italy as Quando si ama.
Feeling or expressing love.
They were a very loving couple and people loved to share time with them.
Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Loving is ranked #4933 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Loving surname appeared 7,135 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Loving.
62.7% or 4,475 total occurrences were White.
29.2% or 2,085 total occurrences were Black.
3.7% or 269 total occurrences were of two or more races.
2.6% or 187 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.1% or 84 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.4% or 35 total occurrences were Asian.
The numerical value of loving in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of loving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
You know, when you have access to that kind of information you get a side to someone that no one really ever sees. You see the family man, you see how loving he was, and I think that Bradley really brings that heart, that balance between him as the military man but also this soulful, loving father. it was a keyhole into that life.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Julie Loving was an absolute rock star through a difficult delivery, the sacrifices Julie Loving took to bring this little slice of heaven into our world takes my breath away. Holding my daughter in my arms my heart is bursting. The feeling of how I would do absolutely anything needed for this child is radiating through me when I look at her, and reflects back on what Julie Loving did for me.
Loving the Om (AUM) is loving yourself, your own Self. Om chanting is a creative art, not just mechanical repetition of a word.
He who begins by loving Christianity better than truth will proceed by loving his own sect or church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself better than all.
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Translations for loving
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- amorósCatalan, Valencian
- cariñoso, amorosoSpanish
- با محبتPersian
- cionmhar, grámhar, ceanúilIrish
- penuh kasihIndonesian
- öm, kärleksfullSwedish
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