1 [uncountable] a very strong emotional and sexual feeling for someone
in love (with someone):
I think I’m in love.
fall in love (with someone) (=to start to love someone):
They met and fell in love at college.
head over heels in love/madly in love (=very much in love):
She’s madly in love with a guy she met in Spain.
unrequited love (=when you love someone but they do not love you):
a true story of unrequited love
love at first sight (=when you love someone from the first time you see them):
It was love at first sight when I met Allan.
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