loving (n.) Look up loving at Dictionary.com
"love, friendship," also "sexual love," late 14c., verbal noun from love (v.).
loving (adj.) Look up loving at Dictionary.com
"affectionate," early 14c. (Old English had lufende "affectionate"), verbal noun from love (v.). Loving-cup, made for several to drink from, is attested from 1808. Loving-kindness was Coverdale's word to describe God's love (Psalms lxxxix.33).