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amative

[am-uh-tiv]
adjective
disposed to love; amorous.

Origin:
1630–40; < Medieval Latin amātīvus, equivalent to amāt(us) (past participle of amāre to love) + -īvus -ive

amatively, adverb
amativeness, noun
unamative, adjective
unamatively, adverb
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amative (ˈæmətɪv)
 
adj
a rare word for amorous
 
[C17: from Medieval Latin amātīvus, from Latin amāre to love]
 
'amatively
 
adv
 
'amativeness
 
n

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amative
1630s, "pertaining to love," from L. amatus, pp. of amare "to love" (see Amy) + -ive.
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