Etymology
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lovesome (adj.)

Old English lufsum "worthy of love," from love (n.) + -some (1). Early 13c. as "lovely," 1720 as "amorous." An old word that yet might be useful in its original sense. Related: Lovesomely; lovesomeness.

updated on August 31, 2016

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Definitions of lovesome from WordNet

lovesome (adj.)
having or displaying warmth or affection;
Synonyms: affectionate / fond / tender
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.