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amorous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amorous  \Am"o*rous\,  a.  [OF.  amoros,  F.  amoreux  LL  amorosus 
  fr  L.  amor  love,  fr  amare  to  love.] 
  1.  Inclined  to  love;  having  a  propensity  to  love,  or  to 
  sexual  enjoyment;  loving;  fond;  affectionate;  as  an 
  amorous  disposition. 
 
  2.  Affected  with  love;  in  love;  enamored;  --  usually  with  of 
  formerly  with  on 
 
  Thy  roses  amorous  of  the  moon.  --Keats. 
 
  High  nature  amorous  of  the  good.  --Tennyson. 
 
  Sure  my  brother  is  amorous  on  Hero.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  Of  or  relating  to  or  produced  by  love.  ``Amorous 
  delight.''  --Milton.  ``Amorous  airs.''  --Waller. 
 
  Syn:  Loving;  fond;  tender;  passionate;  affectionate;  devoted; 
  ardent. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  amorous 
  adj  1:  inclined  toward  or  displaying  love;  "feeling  amorous"  [syn: 
  {amative}] 
  2:  expressive  of  or  exciting  sexual  love  or  romance;  "her 
  amatory  affairs";  "amorous  glances";  "a  romantic 
  adventure";  "a  romantic  moonlight  ride"  [syn:  {amatory},  {romantic}] 




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