Definition of loving in English:


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  • 1Feeling or showing love or great care.

    ‘a loving father’
    • ‘She knelt down next to me, dried my eyes and gave me a warm, loving hug that made everything all right.’
    • ‘We both lost our fathers when we were young and were blessed with loving mothers.’
    • ‘She had grown up in a loving family and knew that love and care were two different words.’
    • ‘It was the kind of night whose fresh, warm air invited lovers to stroll the parks and share loving embraces.’
    • ‘We are deeply moved by these loving hearts and want to thank them for their help.’
    • ‘Sometimes the cover version is done by an artist as a loving homage to a performer they admire.’
    • ‘Her work was to provide the gentle commentary, as well as the loving voice of the mother.’
    • ‘David was a very loving husband and father and he will be sorely missed.’
    • ‘My partner and I have been in a very loving relationship for almost six years.’
    • ‘Truly a charismatic man, he projects loving kindness to everyone and it shows.’
    • ‘Nothing but stubborn pride and willful disobedience can keep us from his loving embrace.’
    • ‘As she approached her friend, she was met with her very own loving embrace.’
    • ‘I looked up from the bulletproof jacket my loving husband had insisted I wear.’
    • ‘The reason I became a nurse was to provide tender loving care to patients.’
    • ‘Her loving care also resulted in both children being more properly attired than previously.’
    • ‘But when two individuals join in a loving relationship the feeling of family evolves.’
    • ‘Behind every successful woman, there's often a loving family that offers support.’
    • ‘Deepest sympathy is accorded to her loving family and all that regret her passing.’
    • ‘One day she would be the shining example of a loving wife and mother.’
    • ‘There's absolutely nothing unmanly about wanting to make the world a more loving place.’
    affectionate, fond, devoted, adoring, doting, solicitous, demonstrative
    caring, warm, tender, close-knit, close, supportive, nurturing
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    1. 1.1-lovingin combination Enjoying the specified activity or thing.
      • ‘her music-loving son’



/ˈləviNG/ /ˈləvɪŋ/