Lovely

Definition of Lovely

Love´ly
a.1.Having such an appearance as excites, or is fitted to excite, love; beautiful; charming; very pleasing in form, looks, tone, or manner.
Not one so fair of face, of speech so lovely.
- Robert of Brunne.
If I had such a tire, this face of mine
Were full as lovely as is this of hers.
- Shak.
2.Lovable; amiable; having qualities of any kind which excite, or are fitted to excite, love or friendship.
A most lovely gentlemanlike man.
- Shak.
3.Loving; tender.
Many a lovely look on them he cast.
- Chaucer.
4.Very pleasing; - applied loosely to almost anything which is not grand or merely pretty; as, a lovely view; a lovely valley; a lovely melody.
Indeed these fields
Are lovely, lovelier not the Elysian lawns.
- Tennyson.
adv.1.In a manner to please, or to excite love.

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