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Love I. Senses relating to affection and attachment. 1. a. A feeling or disposition of deep affection or fondness for someone, typically arising from a recognition of attractive qualities, from natural affinity, or from sympathy and manifesting itself in concern for the other's welfare and pleasure in his or her presence (distinguished from sexual love at sense 4a); great liking, strong emotional attachment; (similarly) a feeling or disposition of benevolent attachment experienced towards a group or category of people, and (by extension) towards one's country or another impersonal object of affection. With of , for , to , towards . See also brotherly love at BROTHERLY adj. 1b, mother-love n. at MOTHER n. 1 Compounds 7. OE eOE c 1225 a 1387 a 1325 1485 ? a 1425 a 1400 1598 1597 1535 1680 1671 1611 1765 1717 1872 1836 1818 1817 1990 1975 1940 1912 2004 eOE (Mercian) Vespasian Psalter cviii. 4 (5) Posuerunt aduersum me mala pro bonis, et odium pro dilectione mea : settun wi me yfel fore godum & laeu fore lufan minre. OE West Saxon Gospels: John (Corpus Cambr.) xv. 13 Næf nan man maran lufe onne eos ys æt hwa sylle his lif for his freondum. c 1225 (? c 1200) St. Juliana (Bodl.) 95 Hire feader feng on earst feire on to lokin ef he mahte wi eani luue speden. a 1325 ( c 1250) (1968) l. 8 Man may him wel loken. .Luuen god and seruen him ay. .And to alle cristenei men Beren pais and luue bi-twen. a 1387 J. T REVISA tr. R. Higden Polychron. (St. John's Cambr.) I. 155 Wommen moste be ouercome with fairenesse and loue, and nout wi sternesse and drede. a 1400 ( a 1325) Cursor Mundi (Vesp.) l. 20300 Vre leuedi wep, saint iohan alsua, Treu luue was omang am tua. ? a 1425 Mandeville's Trav. (Egerton) (1889) 2 What lufe he had til his sugets. 1485 Malory's Morte Darthur I. viii. sig. av v , He wende that al the kynges and knyghtes had come for grete love and to have done hym worship at his feste. 1535 Bible (Coverdale) 2 Sam. i. 26 Thy loue hath bene more speciall vnto me, then the loue of wemen. 1597 T. M ORLEY Plaine & Easie Introd. Musicke Pref., Adiuring me by the loue of my contrie. 1598 S HAKESPEARE Loves Labours Lost V. ii. 415 My loue to thee is sound, sance cracke or flaw. 1611 Bible (A.V.) Dan. i. 9 God had brought Daniel into fauour and tender loue with the Prince of the Eunuches. 1671 W. T EMPLE Ess. Constit. of Empire in Wks. (1731) I. 107 In all these Wars the People were both united and spirited by the common Love of their Country. 1680 A. L ITTLETON Serm. at Meeting Natives of Worcester 16 What shall we say to those who take up Godliness. .as if their strictness and zeal. .excused them from all offices of love to their fellow-men. 1717 T. P ARNELL in tr. Homer Pref. sig. A3 v , This particular Knowledge. .which sprung from the Love I bear him, has made me fond of a Conversation with you. 1765 W. C OWPER in R. Southey Life & Wks. (1835) I. 155 My heart was full of love to all the congregation. 1817 Times 29 Dec. 2 Liberalism, the love of country, the feeling of duty, have little to do with this extraordinary
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