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1. courtly

adjective. ['ˈkɔrtli'] refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court.

Synonyms

  • dignified
  • stately

Antonyms

  • unconventional
  • informality
  • informal

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Words that Rhyme with Courtly Love

  • vanhove
  • thereof
  • o'glove
  • labove
  • labov
  • deneuve
  • belove
  • glove
  • above
  • shove
  • gov
  • dove

Example sentences of the word courtly-love


1. Noun Phrase
With the rose garden, the secular imagery of courtly love intertwines with religious art, reinforcing its effect.

2. Noun Phrase
This poetry centers on the ideals of courtly love initially put forth in the Court at Poitiers.

3. Noun Phrase
Perhaps the biggest influence comes from this tradition of courtly love.

4. Noun Phrase
Troubadours spread the ideas of courtly love.

2. love

noun. ['ˈlʌv'] a strong positive emotion of regard and affection.

Synonyms

  • devotion
  • enamoredness
  • worship
  • emotion
  • ardor
  • ardour
  • lovingness
  • agape love
  • agape
  • filial love
  • caring
  • heartstrings
  • puppy love
  • devotedness
  • amorousness
  • calf love
  • infatuation
  • loyalty
  • benevolence
  • crush

Antonyms

  • hate
  • refuse
  • stay
  • be well

Etymology

  • love (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • loven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lofian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. love

verb. ['ˈlʌv'] have a great affection or liking for.

Synonyms

  • adore
  • cherish
  • treasure
  • care for
  • dote

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • disclaim
  • pack
  • dock

Etymology

  • love (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • loven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lofian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. love

verb. ['ˈlʌv'] get pleasure from.

Synonyms

  • enjoy
  • like

Antonyms

  • charge
  • lodge
  • fuse

Etymology

  • love (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • loven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lofian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. love

verb. ['ˈlʌv'] be enamored or in love with.

Antonyms

  • saddle

Etymology

  • love (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • loven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lofian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. love

noun. ['ˈlʌv'] any object of warm affection or devotion; .

Synonyms

  • object

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • open

Etymology

  • love (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • loven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lofian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. love

noun. ['ˈlʌv'] a beloved person; used as terms of endearment.

Synonyms

  • dearest
  • beloved
  • dear
  • lover

Antonyms

  • ignore
  • forget
  • reject
  • divide

Etymology

  • love (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • loven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lofian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. love

noun. ['ˈlʌv'] a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction.

Synonyms

  • sexual love
  • physical attraction
  • eros
  • concupiscence
  • erotic love

Antonyms

  • lack
  • lose
  • dissuade
  • dishonor

Etymology

  • love (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • loven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lofian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. love

noun. ['ˈlʌv'] sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people.

Synonyms

  • sexual activity
  • sex activity
  • sexual love
  • love life
  • sexual practice
  • lovemaking
  • making love

Antonyms

  • unscrew
  • disjoin
  • wife
  • husband

Etymology

  • love (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • loven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lofian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. love

noun. ['ˈlʌv'] a score of zero in tennis or squash.

Antonyms

  • detach

Etymology

  • love (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • loven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lofian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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