Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The property that makes someone or something lovable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of attracting affection; lovable character. Also loveableness.

Etymologies

lovable +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Express your honest recognition of their lovableness, your authentic appreciation and caring for them.

    Rachael Freed: Legacy Writing: Expressing Love

  • She was all lovable, and what she thought had nothing to do with her lovableness.

    Chapter 13

  • And any dog would have decided that there was no love nor lovableness in the god behind the voice, nothing to warm one's heart nor to adore.

    CHAPTER XXIV

  • Nature also makes helpless babies cute, so their lovableness armors them by aligning them with protectors.

    Culture Imitates Nature (I Hope)

  • It is another quality, though, that I cherish above the ones that make me smile at his lovableness: For such a little one, he seems to have an unusual connection with God.

    God Talk

  • But Giuliani has been very effective and the public may want that more than personable lovableness. ''

    City Slickers

  • So alert and alive and with that lovableness that almost hurts one.

    Kangaroo

  • But the true majesty of the single soul which has all its own weaknesses, but its strength in spite of them, its own lovableness, as well as its might and dread.

    Kangaroo

  • It was pondering the lovableness of this particular example of American commercialism.

    madrigle Diary Entry

  • It isn't merely that we fail to see the beauty of the Lord and the lovableness of our brothers and sisters, thus failing to love them.

    Warranted Christian Belief

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