Sunday, June 26, 2005
amative adjective [AM-uh-tiv] Pertaining to or disposed to love, especially sexual love; full of love; amorous.
Definitions for amative
- Pertaining to or disposed to love, especially sexual love; full of love; amorous.
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Citations for amative
Theoretically, any given left-kisser should meet more right-kissers and, over an amative lifetime, or even good year in junior high, be subtly pressured to shift to the right in order to land a wet one -- or just avoid a broken nose. No?
In the spring a young man's fancy turns to thoughts of another nap even more often than it does to amative imaginings, Tennyson to the contrary notwithstanding.
Origin of amative
Amative comes from Medieval Latin amativus, "capable of love," from the past participle of Latin amare, "to love."