of or inclined to love, esp. sexual love
Origin of amativefrom Medieval Latin amativus, lovable from past participle of Classical Latin amare, to love
Relating to or inclined toward love, especially sexual love; amorous.
Origin of amativeMedieval Latin amātīvus capable of love from amātus past participle of Latin amāre to love
From Medieval Latin amātīvus, from Latin amātus, perfect passive participle of amō (“love”).