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amorous

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Adjective
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am=o=rous

CIDE DICTIONARY

amorousa. [OF. amoros, F. amoreux, LL. amorosus, fr. L. amor love, fr. amare to love.].
  •  Inclined to love; having a propensity to love, or to sexual enjoyment; loving; fond; affectionate; as, an amorous disposition.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Affected with love; in love; enamored; -- usually with of; formerly with on.  [1913 Webster]
    "Thy roses amorous of the moon."  [1913 Webster]
    "High nature amorous of the good."  [1913 Webster]
    "Sure my brother is amorous on Hero."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Of or relating to, or produced by, love.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Loving; fond; tender; passionate; affectionate; devoted; ardent.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

amorous, adj.
1 showing, feeling, or inclined to sexual love.
2 of or relating to sexual love.

Derivative
amorously adv. amorousness n.
Etymology
ME f. OF f. med.L amorosus f. L amor love

THESAURUS

amorous

amative, amatory, aphrodisiac, ardent, carnal, desirous, enamored, erogenic, erogenous, erotic, erotogenic, fleshly, gamic, heterosexual, impassioned, infatuated, lascivious, libidinal, loverlike, loverly, lustful, nuptial, oversexed, passionate, potent, procreative, sensual, sex, sexed, sexlike, sexual, sexy, straight, undersexed, venereal, voluptuous

ROGET THESAURUS

amorous

Love

N love, fondness, liking, inclination, regard, dilection, admiration, fancy, affection, sympathy, fellow-feeling, tenderness, heart, brotherly love, benevolence, attachment, yearning, eros, tender passion, amour, gyneolatry, gallantry, passion, flame, devotion, fervor, enthusiasm, transport of love, rapture, enchantment, infatuation, adoration, idolatry, Cupid, Venus, myrtle, true lover's knot, love token, love suit, love affair, love tale, love story, the, old story, plighted love, courtship, amourette, free love, maternal love, storge, parental love, young love, puppy love, attractiveness, popularity, favorite, lover, suitor, follower, admirer, adorer, wooer, amoret, beau, sweetheart, inamorato, swain, young man, flame, love, truelove, leman, Lothario, gallant, paramour, amoroso, cavaliere servente, captive, cicisbeo, caro sposo, inamorata, ladylove, idol, darling, duck, Dulcinea, angel, goddess, cara sposa, betrothed, affianced, fiancee, flirt, coquette, amorette, pair of turtledoves, abode of love, agapemone, loving, fond of, taken with, struck with, smitten, bitten, attached to, wedded to, enamored, charmed, in love, love-sick, over head and ears in love, head over heels in love, affectionate, tender, sweet upon, sympathetic, loving, amorous, amatory, fond, erotic, uxorious, ardent, passionate, rapturous, devoted, motherly, loved, beloved well beloved, dearly beloved, dear, precious, darling, pet, little, favorite, popular, congenial, after one's mind, after one's taste, after one's fancy, after one's own heart, to one's mind, to one's taste, to one's fancy, to one's own heart, in one's good graces, dear as the apple of one's eye, nearest to one's heart, lovable, adorable, lovely, sweet, attractive, seductive, winning, charming, engaging, interesting, enchanting, captivating, fascinating, bewitching, amiable, like an angel, amantes amentes, credula res amor est, militat omnis amasius, love conquers all, omnia vincit amor, si vis amari ama, the sweetest joy, the wildest woe.


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