Origin of amorous
Examples from the Web for amorously
He shows it when kissing and amorously fondling the glove she has refused.Dramatic Technique|George Pierce Baker
Thereupon he kissed her amorously, and gave her a look that would have overcome any scruples.Droll Stories, Complete|Honore de Balzac
It was in the arbor, on the same seat of old sticks where formerly Léon had looked at her so amorously on the summer evenings.Madame Bovary|Gustave Flaubert
One night I was amorously attacked in my bedroom by two of the domestics.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
Soon after she had left the lovers, they woke up, and took leave of each other amorously.
Word Origin for amorous
c.1300, from Old French amorous (Modern French amoureux), from Late Latin amorosum, from amor "love," from amare "to love" (see Amy). Related: Amorously; amorousness.