Saturday, February 14, 2015

Dictionary Valentine for You

love (luv) n. 1. A deep, tender, 
ineffable feeling of affection and 
solicitude toward a person, such as that 
arising from kinship, recognition of 
attractive qualities, or a sense of 
underlying oneness. 2. A feeling of 
intense desire and attraction toward a 
person with whom one is disposed to 
make a pair; the emotion of sex and 
romance. 3a. Sexual passion. b. Sexual 
intercourse. c. A love affair. 4. An 
intense emotional attachment as for a 
pet or treasured object. 5. A person 
who is the object of deep or intense 
affection or attraction; beloved. Often 
used as a term of endearment. 6. An 
expression of one’s affection: Send him 
my love. 7a. A strong predilection or 
enthusiasm: a love of language. b. 
The object of such an enthusiasm: The 
outdoors is her greatest love. 8. Love 
Mythology Eros or Cupid. 9. often 
Love Christianity Charity. 10. Sports
zero score in tennis.


gleaned from The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (fourth edition)

Happy Valentine's Day!

ongoing project of my 26 alphabetical dictionary poems at The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts here.

3 comments:

Velma Bolyard said...

well done!

Alisa said...

Thanks, Velma!

Patricia A. McGoldrick said...

Thanks for sharing! Hope you had a wonderful day! :)