agape love

selfless love of one person for another without sexual implications (especially love that is spiritual in nature)
Syn: ↑agape
Hypernyms: ↑love

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  • agape — agape1 [ə gāp′] adv., adj. [ A 1 + GAPE] 1. with or as with the mouth wide open, in surprise, wonder, etc.; gaping 2. wide open agape2 [ag′ə pē΄, ä′gə pā΄; ə gä′pā΄, ä gä′pā΄] n. [LL(Ec) < LGr agapē < Gr agapan, to greet with …   English World dictionary

  • Agape Europe — is the Western European ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ, an interdenominational movement that was founded in 1951 in the United States of America. Agape is the Greek word used in the Bible for God s unconditional love. Worldwide as of 2004 …   Wikipedia

  • Agape, Chionia, and Irene — Agape, Chionia, and Irene(Greek: Αγάπη,Χιονία,Ειρήνη meaning Love,Snowy,Peace ,born in Thessalonica) are three virgin sisters who were martyred for their faith, 304 CE. Their feast day is April 3.They were brought before the then governor of… …   Wikipedia

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