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Wordnet 3.0


1. inclined toward or displaying love;
- Example: "feeling amorous"
[syn: amative, amorous]

2. expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance;
- Example: "her amatory affairs"
- Example: "amorous glances"
- Example: "a romantic adventure"
- Example: "a romantic moonlight ride"
[syn: amatory, amorous, romantic]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] 2. Affected with love; in love; enamored; -- usually with of; formerly with on. [1913 Webster] Thy roses amorous of the moon. --Keats. [1913 Webster] High nature amorous of the good. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] Sure my brother is amorous on Hero. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Of or relating to, or produced by, love. "Amorous delight." --Milton. "Amorous airs." --Waller. [1913 Webster] Syn: Loving; fond; tender; passionate; affectionate; devoted; ardent. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

36 Moby Thesaurus words for "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