Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A special experience of love; the sum of the incidents having to do with being in love with any person.
“Her cries and protests would give way to whimperings and wailings, while the men about laughed at the strangeness of the love-affair between her and the Irish terrier.”
“My love-affair with Egyptology began in the summer of 1998 on an archaeological dig in Israel.”
“I'm thinking about the time I was conducting family therapy at the local children's psychiatric hospital and outside my door the maintenance man was having a show-down with his work love-affair girlfriend who was confronting him.”
“When he clicked off his phone the work love-affair girlfriend said, "It's her, isn't it!" and stomped away.”
“He began my love-affair with Fantasy and I try my damndest to read The Hobbit once a year, counting it as my second-favourite novel, behind only ...”
“In the spirit of The Master, and of a long biographical essay he recently published on Lady Augusta Gregory, Tóibín recreates, in "Silence", the story of her transient, intense, adulterous love-affair with the young poet Wilfrid Scawen Blunt.”
“The story deals with failed romance and the self-deceptions by which pain is held at bay, as the lodger Mrs. Nome recasts the wretched tale of her daughter's betrayal and abortion as "The Most Beautiful love-affair the passions of our world have ever brought about.”
“I loved ancient church so much that I'm making a movie and writing a book about them, coming early next year (Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer is a not-for-profit feature film, the result of my studies and renewed love-affair with Jesus Christ and church).”
“People take to the streets and that hasn't been happening in this country, in part because in part because I think there's such been this sort of love-affair with Obama.”
“Check out footage from her behind-the-scenes Q&A with Bley, where she discusses her love-affair with the Blackberry and more.”
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