Top Definition
An emotional and spiritual relationship between a couple that does not involve sexual desire. A working platonic relationship is mighty rare these days.
Platonic love is wonderful. Unfortunately, today's sex-crazed culture has driven it to near extinction.
by Anonymous debunker of myths June 12, 2009
Deep connection bewtween two people with no sexual desire or romantic attachment.
"That's my best friend in the world, but there's nothing but platonic love going on."
by XDavid PolicastroX January 28, 2009
Also known as, Platonic relationship.

In simpler terms a love or special kind of attraction that is beyond physical or carnal desire. Unlike unrequited love or being 'friend zoned', in a Platonic relationship both are usually aware and acknowledge the desires they have for one another but this does not manifest in typical romancing or courtship usually out of fear of rejection, personal inadequacy or even principles, thus remain ambiguous. Platonic love may bloom into a full fledged relationship or fade to obscurity.
#1 Special Agent Fox Mulder and Dana Scully of the X-Files TV series although this relationship becomes romantic later on to the dismay of many fans who felt it killed the thrill.

#2 Beauty and the Beast

#3 Peter Pan and Wendy Darling

#4 Hamlet and Horatio in Shakespeare's Hamlet

#5 Travis Bickle in the movie, Taxi Driver

#6 Leon in Leon: The Professional although some might see this as pedophilic because of the characters' age gap, the relationship between gun-for-hire Leon and the 12-year old Mathilda is a good example of Platonic love.

#7 Psycho 2. Norman Bates and Mary Loomis, although Mary's feelings for Norman might be out of pity as Norman Bates falls back to his insanity.

Think of the song, "Somethin' Stupid" as an anthem to Platonic Love.
by Barkwoof January 01, 2014
Deep connection between two people with no sexual desire or romantic attachment.
"That's my best friend in the world, but there's nothing but platonic love going on."
by aetherAnomoly November 06, 2015
A Fancy term for "Friendzoned".
Girl one: "So I thought you were dating Tyler? Why are you going out with Joe?

Girl two: "Oh that's nothing. Joe's my best friend; I love him! But it's purely platonic love, not real love.
by greatestace95 September 09, 2012
The kind of love that nineteen year old future crazy cat ladies rely on from other nineteen year old future crazy cat ladies.
kara-"i'm nineteen and the love clock is ticking."
hailey-"yes i empathise, we are surely going to become crazy cat ladies."
kara-"at least we have our platonic love."
by dale mozart. February 16, 2009
1. a phrase used to mend the shattered egos of rejected woman and console the emotionally unbalanced state of rebuffed girlfriends.

Sally: "I am completely enamored with you."
Jack: "I don't love you like THAT sally: it's like, platonic love!"
by Ginny!! November 12, 2007

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