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Synonyms for lovingness

a loving feeling


a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love

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The fact of putting oneself in the other's place, manifesting lovingness, attention, respect, demonstrating concern, permitting the dialogue, all of this should be addressed.
In particular we have argued that the InTASC context of The Learner and Learning is explicitly connected to Freire's ideas of choice and lovingness, where the teacher recognizes that students are subjects, not objects, and are accepted for who they are and what they have to offer.
In her "showings," Julian heard God say, "I am God, the power and goodness of fatherhood; I am God, the wisdom and lovingness of motherhood; I am God, the light and the grace which is all blessed love; I am God the Trinity; I am God the unity; I am God the great supreme goodness of every kind of thing; I am God who makes you to love; I am God, the endless fulfilling of all true desires.
At home, her sense of lovingness comes off as warped and a little overprotective.
That pursuit has had more of Emily Dickinson's skepticism than Walt Whitman's affirmation, more of her struggles with Puritanism, than what Galway Kinnell once called Whitman's "mystical all lovingness.
the lovingness of the mother, you could tell she was doing everything she could to protect him and support him.
He thanked friends on Facebook for "their lovingness and sheer selflessness during this time".
Using the Socialization Goals Interview (SGI), adapted from Harwood (1992), mothers' answers were coded in five categories: Self-maximization, Self-control, Lovingness, Proper demeanor, and Decency, which reveal orientations towards both independency and interdependence.
Elias enjoyed his work and family and will be missed for his warmth and lovingness by all who knew him.
While Milic and Crowne (1986) report differences in terms of lovingness and rejection by parents of homosexual versus heterosexual men, others have found no difference in parenting styles experienced by heterosexual and homosexual men (Bell, Weinberg, & Hammersmith, 1981; Ross & Arrindell, 1988).
Still I do fancy that Coleridge meant something more by "the woman" than you recognize in the gentleness & courtesy & lovingness of your sportsmen & country gentlemen.
I have studied the remnants of this culture across the Third World, from West Bengal to Papua New Guinea, and marvelled at the lovingness of the parents and the aliveness of the children.
In various Catholic institutions of higher education, intellectual competence, openness to growth, reflectivity, lovingness expressed in deeds as well as words, cura personalis (care for the whole person), an actionoriented solidarity with the poor, and a commitment to doing justice (International Commission on the Apostolate of Jesuit Education, 1994; Kolvenbach, 1993, 2000) are cited as critical attributes of teachers.
The teacher who walks in the shadow of the temple, among his followers, gives not his wisdom but rather his faith and his lovingness.
Apes are very human-like with their expressions and their gentleness and lovingness.