brotherly love love

Definitions

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  • n. Agape.
  • n. A kindly and lenient attitude towards others.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a kindly and lenient attitude toward people

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Examples

  • “Subsequently he said that he did not altogether respond to Comrade Kakaroff’s wave of brotherly love for O’Callaghan’s murderer — that it?”

    The Nursing Home Murder

  • It was the band of the Benefit Club, which had mustered in all its glory — that is to say, in bright-blue scarfs and blue favours, and carrying its banner with the motto, “Let brotherly love continue,” encircling a picture of a stone-pit.

    Adam Bede

  • Denominationalism will bore him, but the vital element of religion, brotherly love and helping the other fellow, will attract him, wherever he finds it.

    Three Times and Out: A Canadian Boy's Experience in Germany

  • In this incident we have a beautiful and touching illustration of the strength and warmth of brotherly love and of the knightly bearing of the Lees of Virginia.

    Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of William H F Lee

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