Amative definition

ămə-tĭv
Relating to or inclined toward love, especially sexual love; amorous.
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Pertaining to love; amorous.
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Of or inclined to love, esp. sexual love.
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Origin of amative

  • Medieval Latin amātīvus capable of love from amātus past participle of Latin amāre to love

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Medieval Latin amātīvus, from Latin amātus, perfect passive participle of amō (“love”).

    From Wiktionary