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.
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
(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!Spectator.
(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.Milton.
(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 mineShak.
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.Shak.
3. Loving; tender. [Obs.] "A lovely kiss." Shak.
Many a lovely look on them he cast.Chaucer.
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 fieldsTennyson.
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.