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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Am"o*rous
  1. Inclined to love; having a propensity to love, or to sexual enjoyment; loving; fond; affectionate; as, an amorous disposition.
  2. Affected with love; in love; enamored; -- usually with of; formerly with on."Thy roses amorous of the moon." [Keats.]"High nature amorous of the good." [Tennyson.]"Sure my brother is amorous on Hero." [Shak.]
  3. Of or relating to, or produced by, love." Amorousdelight."Milton." Amorousairs."Waller.
    synonyms: Loving; fond; tender; passionate; affectionate; devoted; ardent.

Etymology: OF. amoros, F. amoreux, LL. amorosus, fr. L. amor love, fr. amare to love

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  1. Inclined toward or displaying love ("feeling amorous")
  2. Expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance ("amorous glances")

(14th century) From Old French amoros, amoreus, from Medieval Latin amōrōsus, from Latin amor (“love”), related to Latin amāre (“to love”). Compare French amoureux (“in love”).

Notable Persons Named Amorous

Amorous Man was a tribal chief and war chief. Amorous was born in 1780. He breathed his last breath in 1852.


Fun Facts about the name Amorous

  • How unique is the name Amorous? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Amorous was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
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Past life for Amorous born Nov 25, 1936

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Scotland approximately on 1525. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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