Definition of Storge

1. n. Parental affection; the instinctive affection which animals have for their young.



Definition of Storge

1. Noun. parental affection; the instinctive affection which animals have for their young ¹

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Definition of Storge

1. natural affection [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Storge

storeowners
storer
storeroom
storerooms
storers
stores
storeship
storeships
storeward
storewide
storeworker
storeworkers
storey
storeyed
storeys
storge (current term)
storges
storial
storiated
storiation
storiations
storie
storied
storier
storiers
stories
storified
storifies
storify
storifying

Literary usage of Storge

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1. The Poetical Works of Erasmus Darwin ...: Containing the Botanic Garden, in by Erasmus Darwin (1806)
"storge. And heaven-lorn storge weaves the facial chain. CANTO II. 1. 92. THE Greek word storge is ufed for the affection of parents to children ; which was ..."

2. The Musical World (1869)
"The music of storge is not less appropriate, every bar of it expressing the intense ... storge has a contralto voice, and heightens the dramatic interest by ..."

3. The True Christian Religion: Containing the Universal Theology of the New Church by Emanuel Swedenborg (1873)
"... from a love implanted in every one, which is called storge or parental affection; and of children towards their parents, from another love; ..."

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