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Amorous Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • inclined toward or displaying love; "feeling amorous"
  • expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance; "her amatory affairs"; "amorous glances"; "a romantic adventure"; "a romantic moonlight ride"

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Amorous Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

Intimacy is linked with feelings of closeness among partners in a relationship. It is usually characterized by love and attachment. These feelings may or may not be connected or confused with sexual feelings. In other relationships, intimacy has more to do with shared moments than sexual interactions.

This is not an exact definition but it seems that intimacy and healthy relationships go hand in hand. Indeed, intimacy is basic in any meaningful relationship: the basis of friendship and one of the foundations of love.

The main forms of intimacy are emotional intimacy and physical intimacy. Intellectual intimacy, familiarity with a person's culture and interests, is common among friends. Members of religious or philosophic groups may also perceive a "spiritual intimacy" in common.

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* Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by this sun of York, And all the clouds that loured upon our house In the deep bosom of the ocean buried. Now are our brows bound with victorious wreaths, Our bruised arms hung up for monuments, Our stern alarums changed to merry meetings, Our dreadful marches to delightful measures. Grim-visaged war hath smoothed his wrinkled front And now, instead of mounting barbed steeds To fright the souls of fearful adversaries, He capers nimbly in a lady's chamber To the lascivious pleasing of a lute. But I, that am not shaped for sportive tricks, Nor made to court an amorous looking-glass I, that am rudely stamped, and want love's majesty To strut before a wanton ambling nymph I, that am curtailed of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, Deformed, unfinished, sent before my time Into this breathing world, scarce half made up, And that so lamely and unfashionable That dogs bark at me as I halt by them,-- Why, I, in this weak piping time of peace, Have no delight to pass away the time, Unless to spy my shadow in the sun. - William Shakespeare

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Amorous Sample Sentences in News

  • Charlton admit couple ‘having sex’ at the Valley was a publicity stunt
    • Club released CCTV footage to promote pitch hire • Video of amorous couple on the pitch went viral Charlton have admitted that the furore caused by footage of a couple getting intimate on their pitch was a publicity stunt of their own making. A video which appeared to show a man and woman having sex on the centre circle at the Valley went viral on Thursday , Read more on this news related to 'Amorous'
  • Amorous couple uses stadium press box for tryst
    College students sneaking into football stadiums is not all that new. But an adventurous couple spiced things up apparently on Valentine's Day at Neyland Stadium at the University of Tennessee.                 Read more on this news related to 'Amorous'
  • Fifty Shades of Grey: Lovers mimicking bondage scenes will be FINED £400 if they need to be rescued
    Amorous couples copying steamy scenes from Fifty Shades of Grey will be fined at least £400 if they need rescuing by West Midlands Fire Service. Read more on this news related to 'Amorous'

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