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Deep AffectionPlay
Use 'beloved' to indicate a profound level of love and endearment, beyond casual liking. SlideHe often spoke of his beloved hometown with great warmth.
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Not for ObjectsPlay
'Beloved' is generally reserved for living beings and not inanimate objects. SlideThe community's beloved doctor retired after 30 years of service.
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Sentimental ValuePlay
Sometimes used for non-living things that hold emotional importance to a person. SlideHer beloved violin, a family heirloom, was passed down to her by her grandmother.