05/30/2013 05:57 pm ET Updated Jun 06, 2014

What Is Love? 40 Words That Define It

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Love is such a powerful emotion and the combination of so many different feelings and circumstances that it can be difficult to boil it down to just one single word.

On Thursday, we presented that challenge to our followers on Twitter and Facebook, asking them to define "love" using only one word. Click through the slideshow below for 40 amazing responses. Then, share your definition in the comments.

Love In One Word

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