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Love- What is the meaning of this?

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Love- What is the meaning of this?


Valentine’s Day

the day of LOVE

thanks Maple for such a great picture

The day is flowers, candy, expectations, failures, over abundance, hugs, squeezes, nausea, delight… You name it, you’ll find it. Self-love, true-love, love the baby, love your mama. Heck, love your dog for that matter.

What is love? Here’s the low down according to www.dictionary.com

noun

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.
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)

15. to have love or affection for: All her pupils love her.
16. to have a profoundly tender, passionate affection for(another person).
17. to have a strong liking for; take great pleasure in: to love music.
18. to need or require; benefit greatly from: Plants love sunlight.
19. to embrace and kiss (someone), as a lover.
20. to have sexual intercourse with.
verb (used without object)
21. to have love or affection for another person; be in love.

verb phrase

22. love up, to hug and cuddle: She loves him up every chance she gets.

idioms

23. for love,

a. out of affection or liking; for pleasure.
b. without compensation; gratuitously: He took care of the poor for love.
24. for the love of, in consideration of; for the sake of: For the love of mercy, stop that noise.
25. in love, infused with or feeling deep affection or passion: a youth always in love.
26. in love with, feeling deep affection or passion for (a person,idea, occupation, etc.); enamored of: in love with the girl next door; in love with one’s work.
27. make love,
a. to embrace and kiss as lovers.
b. to engage in sexual activity.
28. no love lost, dislike; animosity: There was no love lost between the two brothers.

Need I say more?

Well, okay as if you haven’t gotten enough. Here are the synonyms for love:
synonyms 
 tenderness, fondness, predilection, warmth, passion,adoration. Love, affection, devotion  all mean a deep and enduring emotional regard, usually for another person. Love  may apply to various kinds of regard: the charity of the Creator, reverent adoration toward God or toward a person, the relation of parent and child, the regard of friends for each other, romantic feelings for another person, etc. Affection  is a fondness for others that is enduring and tender, but calm. Devotion  is an intense love and steadfast, enduring loyalty to a person; it may also imply consecration to a cause.   liking, inclination, regard, friendliness.   like.   adore, adulate, worship.

Happy VD everyone;) oops- make that Happy Valentine’s Day!

| love | February 14, 2012

About the author

Wynn Godbold is an inspired educator who stretches herself and those around her to new heights. Her work as a speaker, trainer, and administrative coach carries her across the United States where she spreads her message of inspiring teachers to reach children with authenticity, joy, and success. Her teacher retreats are known to empower teachers to love their lives. Teachers world-wide experience personal growth through the products and packages she offers on line. In June of 2012, Wynn kick started the International Academy of Bee Sharp Teachers. Wynn is Nationally Board Certified in Reading and the Language Arts. She has certifications in Education Administration, Elementary and Early Childhood Education. In addition to running Bee Sharp, she consults for the McGraw Hill Education Group and serves on the Educational Team at Page Turner Adventures. Wynn lives in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina with her husband, two sons, and the family dog, JR.

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