love·​less | \ ˈləv-ləs How to pronounce loveless (audio) \

Definition of loveless

1 : having no love a loveless relationship
2 : not loved

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Other Words from loveless

lovelessly adverb
lovelessness noun

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In the popular imagination, there has long been one (very sad) picture of Emily Dickinson's personal life: that of a loveless shut-in. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Watch Molly Shannon Play Emily Dickinson as a Funny, Passionate Lesbian in Wild Nights with Emily," 7 Mar. 2019 Loveless is the second admiral charged in the case. Julie Watson, The Denver Post, "Retired Navy admiral among 9 indicted in bribery case," 1 Apr. 2017 Another critics' favorite, Andrey Zvyagintsev's bleak Russian drama Loveless, placed third with the Jury Prize. Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY, "'The Square' upsets to win Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival," 28 May 2017 Loveless, Zvyagintsev's third Cannes competition entry, is produced by longtime producing partner Alexander Rodnyansky. Rebecca Ford, The Hollywood Reporter, "Cannes: 'Loveless,' 'Florida Project' Land at Altitude for U.K.," 17 May 2017 Kyung, a Korean-American, grew up financially comfortable — surrounded by tutors, music lessons and other markers of success — but in loveless, unaffectionate surroundings. Joumana Khatib, New York Times, "Paperback Row," 11 May 2017 Loveless lives on a block where six of the 15 houses are now sober homes. Joanie Cox Henry,, "Community workshop covers transportation and other local issues," 10 May 2017 Loveless also her team lone goal in the Knights (7-8) semifinal loss to Lake Norman. Jay Edwards, charlotteobserver, "This season’s finest: South Iredell girls’ soccer aims for undefeated season," 1 May 2017 Loveless has two daughters, one at Forest Ridge Elementary and another at Patuxent Valley Middle. Andrew Michaels, Howard County Times, "Howard elementary schools redistricting draws parental input," 26 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of loveless

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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