Definition of Amative

1. Adjective. Inclined toward or displaying love. "Feeling amorous"

Exact synonyms: Amorous
Similar to: Loving
Derivative terms: Amativeness, Amorousness



Definition of Amative

1. a. Full of love; amatory.

Definition of Amative

1. Adjective. Pertaining to love; amorous. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Amative

1. amorous [adj] - See also: amorous

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amative

amateur night
amateur nights
amateur radio
amateurish
amateurishly
amateurishness
amateurism
amateurisms
amateurs
amateurship
amateurships
amathophobia
amating
amation
amations
amative (current term)
amatively
amativenesses
amatol
amatols
amatorial
amatorially
amatorian
amatorily
amatorious
amatoxin
amatoxins
amatuer

Literary usage of Amative

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1. Chapters on Human Love by Walter Matthew Gallichan (1898)
"Description of the faculty—Its potentiality for good or ill—Physiological characteristics of the amative—Location of the " organ of amativeness," by ..."

2. Plain home talk by Edward Bliss Foote (1892)
"How they are made Instrumental in Perpetuating the Race. In the opening of this essay, let me say to the reader that the amative or ..."

3. The Origin of Life and Process of Reproduction in Plants and Animals: With by Frederick Hollick (1878)
"PHILOSOPHY OF amative INDULGENCE. THOSE who suppose that sexual enjoyment is altogether immoral and unworthy of rational beings, and those who regard it as ..."

4. Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres by Hugh Blair (1817)
"The expression with which the sentence concludes, amative to put us upon fresh discoveries, is flat, and, in some decree, improper. He should have said, ..."

5. What a Man of Forty-five Ought to Know by Sylvanus Stall (1901)
"The Strength and Nature of the amative Inclination. — Repellent People, or People Devoid of Sexual Inclination. — Absence of amativeness Recognized by ..."

6. Religion as Credible Doctrine: A Study of the Fundamental Difficulty by William Hurrell Mallock (1903)
"I will, however, take an illustration which has the qualities of a proof as well— namely, the strange recurrence of the vagaries to which amative desire is ..."

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