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platonic love

noun, often capitalized P

Definition of PLATONIC LOVE

1
:  love conceived by Plato as ascending from passion for the individual to contemplation of the universal and ideal
2
:  a close relationship between two persons in which sexual desire is nonexistent or has been suppressed or sublimated
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First Known Use of PLATONIC LOVE

1631

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