well-beloved

adjective
well-be·loved | \ ˌwel-bi-ˈləvd \

Definition of well-beloved 

1 : sincerely and deeply loved my well-beloved wife

2 : sincerely respected used in various ceremonial forms of address

First Known Use of well-beloved

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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