Definition of loveless in US English:



  • Having no feelings of love.

    ‘I was trapped in a loveless marriage and there was no way out’
    • ‘This ripping read chronicles the tragic results of a loveless marriage and a passionate affair.’
    • ‘Jim ends up in a loveless, passionless marriage with no children and a job in law.’
    • ‘She was, my student says, forced into a loveless marriage.’
    • ‘The landscape is unremittingly bleak, filled with dashed hopes, destroyed lives, and loveless relationships.’
    • ‘Instead of feeling sad about those broken vows, perhaps we should be applauding the fact that fewer people are prepared to put up with staying in a loveless marriage.’
    passionless, unloving, unfeeling, heartless, undemonstrative, unresponsive, cold, cold-hearted, icy, frigid
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