Loveable to Lower-case

(Love"a*ble) a. See Lovable.

(Love"-dru`ry), n. [Love + OF. druerie. Cf. Druery.] Affection. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Lov*ee") n. One who is loved. [Humorous] "The lover and lovee." Richardson.

(Love"ful) a. Full of love. [Obs.] Sylvester.

(Love"less), a.

1. Void of love; void of tenderness or kindness. Milton. Shelton.

2. Not attracting love; unattractive.

These are ill-favored to see to; and yet, as loveless as they be, they are not without some medicinable virtues.

(Love"li*ly) adv. [From Lovely.] In manner to excite love; amiably. [R.] Otway.

(Love"li*ness), n. [From Lovely.] The state or quality of being lovely.

If there is such a native loveliness in the sex as to make them victorious when in the wrong, how resistless their power when they are on the side of truth!

(Love"lock`) n. A long lock of hair hanging prominently by itself; an earlock; — worn by men of fashion in the reigns of Elizabeth and James I. Burton.

A long lovelock and long hair he wore.
Sir W. Scott.

(Love"lorn`) a. Forsaken by one's love.

The lovelorn nightingale.

(Love"ly) a. [Compar. Lovelier ; superl. Loveliest.] [AS. luflic.]

1. Having such an appearance as excites, or is fitted to excite, love; beautiful; charming; very pleasing in form, looks, tone, or manner. "Lovely to look on." Piers Plowman.

Not one so fair of face, of speech so lovely.
Robert of Brunne.

If I had such a tire, this face of mine
Were full as lovely as is this of hers.

2. Lovable; amiable; having qualities of any kind which excite, or are fitted to excite, love or friendship.

A most lovely gentlemanlike man.

3. Loving; tender. [Obs.] "A lovely kiss." Shak.

Many a lovely look on them he cast.

4. Very pleasing; — applied loosely to almost anything which is not grand or merely pretty; as, a lovely view; a lovely valley; a lovely melody.

Indeed these fields
Are lovely, lovelier not the Elysian lawns.

Syn. — Beautiful; charming; delightful; delectable; enchanting; lovable; amiable.

(Love"ly), adv. In a manner to please, or to excite love. [Obs. or R.] Tyndale.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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