- inclined or disposed to love, especially sexual love: an amorous disposition.
- showing or expressing love: an amorous letter.
- of or relating to love: amorous poetry.
- being in love; enamored: She smiled and at once he became amorous of her.
Origin of amorous
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Examples from the Web for amorousness
Historical Examples of amorousness
He gazed down upon her with a mixture of amorousness and awe.The Job
Her trouble was that thoughts and ambitions were in conflict with Gaga's amorousness.
She did not love him, and the amorousness of the unloved is a bore.
Men, when it came to her type of beauty, were a little too suggestive of their amorousness.The "Genius"
As she would not endure the amorousness, irritability invariably resulted.Shadows of Flames
- inclined towards or displaying love or desire
- in love
- of or relating to love
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.