Definitions

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  • adverb In an unloving manner; without giving love.

Etymologies

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unloving +‎ -ly

Examples

  • A number of years ago, while dialoguing with my inner spiritual guidance, she told me that one of my soul's lessons is to learn to respond lovingly no matter what -- with no conditions under which it is okay to respond unlovingly.

    Margaret Paul, Ph.D.: Who Is Responsible for Your Feelings?

  • A number of years ago, while dialoguing with my inner spiritual guidance, she told me that one of my soul's lessons is to learn to respond lovingly no matter what -- with no conditions under which it is okay to respond unlovingly.

    Margaret Paul, Ph.D.: Who Is Responsible for Your Feelings?

  • A number of years ago, while dialoguing with my inner spiritual guidance, she told me that one of my soul's lessons is to learn to respond lovingly no matter what -- with no conditions under which it is okay to respond unlovingly.

    Margaret Paul, Ph.D.: Who Is Responsible for Your Feelings?

  • I think both Thanksgiving and Christmas (which I unlovingly refer to as Turkey Day and Xmas, respectively) are sham holidays that have a forced sentimentality and meaning that are forgotten as soon as the Calendar flips over to the 1st month of the next year.

    Flixnjoystix.com! » 2008 » December

  • I think both Thanksgiving and Christmas (which I unlovingly refer to as Turkey Day and Xmas, respectively) are sham holidays that have a forced sentimentality and meaning that are forgotten as soon as the Calendar flips over to the 1st month of the next year.

    Flixnjoystix.com! » FlixnJoystix Presents…Bobert’s Favorite Xmas Movies!

  • What was left was hers, and she felt, not unlovingly, the duty that was imposed on her 341 may be more than a trifle premature.

    A Quiet Adjustment

  • What was left was hers, and she felt, not unlovingly, the duty that was imposed on her 341 may be more than a trifle premature.

    The Little Professor:

  • When we act unlovingly instead, real harm is done in the world.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • Perhaps the point of the story is precisely to rebuke any of us who have ever punished children -- or adults -- for the crimes of their relatives, who have ever treated another person unlovingly because of inherited characteristics: nationality, race, religion, family background.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • Perhaps the point of the story is precisely to rebuke any of us who have ever punished children -- or adults -- for the crimes of their relatives, who have ever treated another person unlovingly because of inherited characteristics: nationality, race, religion, family background.

    We're It

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