Am"o*rous (#), a. [OF. amoros, F. amoreux, LL. amorosus, fr. L. amor love, fr. amare to love.]


Inclined to love; having a propensity to love, or to sexual enjoyment; loving; fond; affectionate; as, an amorous disposition.


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.


Of or relating to, or produced by, love.

"Amorous delight." Milton. "Amorous airs." Waller.

Syn. -- Loving; fond; tender; passionate; affectionate; devoted; ardent.


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