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Drug slang A regionally popular street term for crack cocaine
Psychology The personal experience and manifest expression of emotional attachment or bonding to another person
Types Sacred and profane love, and affectional and erotic love. The word is also used in the vernacular as a synonym for like or fancy
Sports medicine Nil, naught (tennis)

love

[ME.]
1. Profound concern and affection for another person.
2. In psychoanalysis, love may be equated with pleasure, particularly as it applies to the gratifying sexual experiences between individuals.
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But so is the equally intense presence of sacrificial love.
It is this sacrificial love that is the ultimate path to freedom, peace, joy and--what a surprise--the fervent feelings that are the object of so much of our society's favourite fantasies.
By meeting the needs of the poor during Lent, the power of Christ's own sacrificial love is living on and on.
Also, he does not deal with feminist concerns over the ethic of sacrificial love in his really fine treatment of that topic.
Perhaps with a bit practise we too could be more like Jesus whose life and death were based on sacrificial love.
The Lord Jesus came to preach repentance and then provide the way of forgiveness through his sacrificial love.
The Bible also teaches us that within the church we should love one another with the same sacrificial love with which Jesus loves us.
The faithful and celibate priest witnesses to this ability all the time, because his entire life is devoted not to erotic love, or conjugal love, or love based on feelings, but agape love, which is a sacrificial love, a love that exists on the level of the will.
Redemption transforms the self in a new attentiveness to the fragile beauty of the other, summoning the self to sacrificial love.
Through our acts of mercy, Cavnar added, the impact of Christ's sacrificial love lives on and on.
He did no t fight with a sword, but with sacrificial love.