unlove

verb
un·​love | \ "+ \

Definition of unlove

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to cease to love he must not unlove her but he must certainly leave herDelineator

intransitive verb

: to stop loving something he can … unlove so easily— Robert Hichens

unlove

noun
un·​love | \ ˈənˌləv \

Definition of unlove (Entry 2 of 2)

: absence of love : hate after months of gnawing unlove— Martha Gellhorn

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History and Etymology for unlove

Verb

Middle English unloven, from un- entry 2 + loven to love

Noun

un- entry 1 + love, noun

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“Unlove.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unlove. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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