Monday, June 7, 2010

What is Love?

The month of June is all about love or at least here on Inside My Head it's going to be. We are going to be talk about and celebrate all things love! To kick it off I thought I would simply share the many definitions of the word love! I hope you will leave me some of your own comments, and share what love means to you.

LOVE   /lʌv/ Show Spelled [luhv] Show IPA noun, verb,loved, lov·ing.

1.a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person.
2.a feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection, as for a parent, child, or friend.
3.sexual passion or desire.
4.a person toward whom love is felt; beloved person; sweetheart.
5.(used in direct address as a term of endearment, affection, or the like): Would you like to see a movie, love?
6.a love affair; an intensely amorous incident; amour.
7.sexual intercourse; copulation.
8.(initial capital letter) a personification of sexual affection, as Eros or Cupid.
9.affectionate concern for the well-being of others: the love of one's neighbor.
10.strong predilection, enthusiasm, or liking for anything: her love of books.
11.the object or thing so liked: The theater was her great love.
12.the benevolent affection of god for His creatures, or the reverent affection due from them to God.
13.Chiefly Tennis. a score of zero; nothing.
14.a word formerly used in communications to represent the letter L.

–verb (used with object) have love or affection for: All her pupils love her. have a profoundly tender, passionate affection for (another person). have a strong liking for; take great pleasure in: to love music. need or require; benefit greatly from: Plants love sunlight. embrace and kiss (someone), as a lover.


Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Such a coincidence - I am teaching an Intro to Psych class and today we were talking about the different theories of love.

I meant to tell you - about 2 weeks ago I gave you a blog award. I don't know if you do those or not, but you can read about it here:

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