origin: (1600's) Greek, ἀγάπη= love
altruistic love wishing only good will toward others; a mutual love shared between God and mankind; virtuous; charitable gestures.
adjective or adverb [ə-ˈgāp]
to drop one's mouth open in (or be in a state of) awe, shock, or wonder; open wide.
origin: Latin; Erōs from Greek erōs= sexual love
1. The god of love, son of Aphrodite.
2. Uninhibited enjoyment of life including erotic fixation; sexual desire.
origin: Latin; ludus/ludi= play, game, sport, training
affection used as a game; casual conquest; a "player"
ma·ni·a [ˈmeɪ ni ə] or [ˈmeɪn yə]:
origin: (1350–1400) Latin to Greek; manía= madness
obsession; excitement; hyperactivity; can be shared by many people over the same thing or by one individual for another. A kind of mad, passionate love; unstable and illogical, prone to feeling possessive or jealous. May also refer to the extended elevation of mood in bipolar disorder (followed or preceded by depression).
origin: Greek; πρᾶγμα= “a thing done; a fact”
going into love with your head; rational and reserved; pragmatic; pursuing a relationship with mutual interests
origin: Greek; πράγμα= love; affection
the kind of love that progressively builds based on shared experiences, similarities, and friendship; fondness; familiarity; familial love and the instinctive nature to take care of one's young.