Definitions

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  • n. The state or condition of being beloved.

Etymologies

beloved +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A sign of her enduring belovedness in France: the melancholy style for which she was known made it obvious that lyrics of one of her songs should be recited at a solemn event of national significance, the collective funeral for unclaimed victims of the summer 2003 extreme heat wave that killed thousands in France:

    Barbara (Monique Andree Serf).

  • It reminds me of the homely belovedness of my own polling place, PS 282 in Brooklyn, and the simple/complicated goodness/absurdity of American democracy.

    Archive 2008-11-07

  • So, like other loved ones, I hope you will rest content in your belovedness without requiring overt evidence thereof, and as I find time to surface for air I will try to post a picture here, a comment there ... and hope that things let up a little soon so I can resume our correspondence.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Christians cannot pass on their belovedness in God until they appropriate it for themselves.

    Biblical Recorder

  • In each of Jesus 'recorded encounters with the needy, the rejected, the outcast He exuded toward them the belovedness He knew from the Father's affirmation of Himself at His baptism: the leper, the ridiculous tax collector climbing a tree, the woman at Jacob's well, the adultress whom others would stone.

    Biblical Recorder

  • It reminds me of the homely belovedness of my own polling place, PS 282 in Brooklyn, and the simple / complicated goodness / absurdity of American democracy.

    The Written Nerd

  • Cubs fans, because as an A's fan originally from Northern California, there's a certain grating similarity in the lazy belovedness of the resident senior circuit squad in both places, something fostered in the local media, and something that reliably seems to transcend performance.

    Baseball Prospectus

  • And the fact that he is a kind of average-looking, mildly slobby, flannel-shirt wearing dude who actually likes his fans and communicates with them no doubt contributes to his belovedness.

    TV with MeeVee

  • "has decided against picking up" struggling series-in decreasing order of belovedness-Pushing Daisies, Dirty Sexy Money, and Eli Stone.

    The Velvet Hot Tub | Freshest Stories

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