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Storge

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Storge Parental affection; the instinctive affection which animals have for their young.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n storge The strong instinctive affection of animals for their young; hence, the attachment of parents for children, or of children for parents; parental or filial love.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Storge stor′jē natural affection.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., from Gr.,, to love
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr.

Usage

In literature:

Is this curious kind of storge produced by mechanic attraction, or by the sensation of love?
"Zoonomia, Vol. I" by Erasmus Darwin
Get your gun ready, Storg.
"Larry Dexter's Great Search" by Howard R. Garis
Is this curious kind of storge produced by mechanic attraction, or by the sensation of love?
"Evolution, Old & New" by Samuel Butler
Storge goddess of Parental Love; First chain of Society 92.
"The Temple of Nature; or, the Origin of Society" by Erasmus Darwin
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