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Definition of "amative" [am•a•tive]

  • Relating to or inclined toward love, especially sexual love; amorous. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "amative" in a sentence
  • "His form was what phrenologists call amative; and of these facts we have some very curious proofs."
  • "The waiting was tedious, and having been long denied, the amative element could not brook further delay."
  • "Mr. Anesko's writes of "thinly veiled homoeroticism" of James's letters to Andersen and elsewhere of their "undeniably amative nature.""
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