Definition Of Love

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  • Definitions of Love

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    one level to The Book of the Duchess. One of the things Geoffrey Chaucer seemed to do in The Book of the Duchess was to define refined love. Chaucer gave the first pieces of his definition of refined love within the story of the King Seys and his wife Alcione. This first idea that Chaucer gives of refined love is of what one should feel when his or her love is gone longer than he or she should be. Seys had gone on a sea voyage, but instead of returning unharmed, a storm blew up and the ship

  • Definition Of Love

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    The Word Without a Definition It is virtually impossible to ask two different people “what is love,” and expect the exact same answer or at least something similar. Love has one of, if not the loosest definition in the entire dictionary. Technically, love is “an intense feeling of deep affection.” However, everybody has their own meaning about what love means to them. Love can be expressed through words, money, sexual action, and even violence. People often argue about what love means, even though

  • The Definition of Love

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    The Definition of Love Love by definition is an emotion explored in philosophy, religion, and literature, often as either romantic love, the fraternal love of others, or the love of God based on the definition found in The Encarta Encyclopedia. As I explored the definition by means of the Internet, books, and articles I noticed the definitions changed quite a bit, but yet had the same basic understanding. The definition I found in The Encarta Encyclopedia was probably the most simple and most

  • The Definition of Love

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    As dictionaries have been adding new words and revising definitions yearly, we have seen a transition in the definition of love. Today, a commonly accepted definition of love is “an amorous episode” (Webster). This concept of love began with its portrayal in Hollywood media, causing the history and true meaning of the word to become lost. While love used to be defined as the “strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties,” or “affection based on admiration, benevolence, or

  • Love: The True Definition Of Love

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    Love is defined as, “an intense feeling of deep affection or a deep romantic or sexual attachment to someone”(Merriam-Webster). This definition excludes those such as asexuals, aromantics, the love of strangers as well as the love animals show. A more accurate definition of love is wanting the best for someone knowing it may cost you something and expecting nothing in return. This revised definition is based off of inclusivity, while Websters definition is one of exclusivity. Affection is a gentle

  • Defining Love: The Definition Of Love

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    Dictionary “…Love is any of a number of emotions and experiences related to a sense of strong affection”. This is the “officially accepted” definition of love. Nevertheless, it is necessary to mention that love is notion that has caused many arguments concerning its meaning throughout the ages. Many people have tried their best to define this phenomenon but each person puts individual interpretation in it and therefore a priori there cannot be any objective definition of the term “love”. Love in psychological

  • Love Essay: The Definition Of Love?

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    some point in their lives has experience love, whether they were loved or have loved. Every one becomes a philosopher when it comes to love. The truth is the question "What is love?" Is very hard to answer. I realized that there is no one definition of love. Everyone has their own ideas and definition of what love is and means to them. The reason why is so difficult to define is that it is one of the most complicated feelings in the human range of emotions. Love is a bundle of emotion felt at the same

  • Love Definition Essay

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    exactly what love is in this world. Love is different for everyone. It can only be felt. For me, this is the best definition of love: “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails” (1 Corinthians 13:4-8). Love is the most

  • Definition Of Love Essay

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    mind. If I asked you “what does love mean to you?”, What comes to your mind? Well, there are multiple forms of love, and ways people perceive it. Many people learn love through how they are taught, how society sees love and, the definition of love. Love is more than just a four letter word that is overused and vaguely understood. There are many broad ways love can be defined so people can relate, but sometimes they are not clear. The Webster Dictionary defines love as “strong affection for another

  • Shakespeare - Definition Of Love

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    Shakespeare’s definitions of Love and Lust 	When there are women and an omnipotent force to procreate there will be a number of resources that a man will use in order to attract the opposite sex. Often with the use of the notorious whistle/mating call, the perpetual use of lies about income, the stench of musk cologne, or the ever-popular use of the love poem, men strive to appeal to women with the intent to see his way to her heart. William Shakespeare, a man who, based on his works, was