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What is Love?

What is love? Well, we think it is impossible to answer that in a paragraph or two. However, we’ve made a valiant attempt below in our Love Is section. Also, we’ve provided links to poems about love. Reading these love poems may help you define what love is. Here are some synonyms of the word love: appreciation, devotion, emotion, fondness, friendship, infatuation, lust, passion, respect , tenderness, yearning, adulation, amour, ardor, attachment, cherish, crush, devotion, enchantment, fidelity, sentiment, weakness, worship, and zeal.

  1. A feeling of strong attachment induced by that which delights or commands admiration; preëminent kindness or devotion to another; affection; tenderness; as, the love of brothers and sisters. Of all the dearest bonds we prove Thou countest sons' and mothers' love Most sacred, most Thine own. Keble.
  2. Especially, devoted attachment to, or tender or passionate affection for, one of the opposite sex. He on his side Leaning half-raised, with looks of cordial love Hung over her enamored. Milton.
  3. Affection; kind feeling; friendship; strong liking or desire; fondness; good will; — opposed to hate; often with of and an object. Love, and health to all. Shak. Smit with the love of sacred song. Milton. The love of science faintly warmed his breast. Fenton.
  4. The object of affection; — often employed in endearing address. "Trust me, love." Dryden. Open the temple gates unto my love. Spenser.
  5. To have a feeling of love for; to regard with affection or good will; as, to love one's children and friends; to love one's country; to love one's God. Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. Matt. xxii. 37. Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thy self. Matt. xxii. 39.
  6. To regard with passionate and devoted affection, as that of one sex for the other.
  7. To take delight or pleasure in; to have a strong liking or desire for, or interest in; to be pleased with; to like; as, to love books; to love adventures. Wit, eloquence, and poetry. Arts which I loved. Cowley.

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 — Affection; friendship; kindness; tenderness; fondness; delight.