amorously


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am·o·rous

 (ăm′ər-əs)
adj.
1. Full of or strongly disposed to romantic love.
2. Indicative of love or sexual desire: an amorous glance.
3. Of or associated with love: an amorous poem.
4. Being in love; enamored: He had been amorous of her since the day they met.

[Middle English, from Old French amoureus, from Medieval Latin amōrōsus, from Latin amor, love, from amāre, to love.]

am′or·ous·ly adv.
am′or·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.amorously - in an amorous manneramorously - in an amorous manner; "he looked at her amorously"
Translations

amorously

[ˈæmərəslɪ] ADV [look, embrace] → apasionadamente

amorously

advverliebt, voller Verliebtheit
References in classic literature ?
His prominent, heavy-lidded eyes rolled sideways amorously and languidly, the bedclothes were pulled up to his chin, and his dark smooth moustache covered his thick lips capable of much honeyed banter.
he said, looking so soothingly, not to say amorously on Miggs, that she sat, as she afterwards remarked, on pins and needles of the sharpest Whitechapel kind, not knowing what intentions might be suggesting that expression to his features:
He dwelt amorously on every detail of her appearance, and Griffiths knew exactly how her thin hands were shaped and how white her face was, and he laughed at Philip when he talked of the charm of her pale, thin lips.
The captain, much more occupied with her than with that pack of the rabble, was amorously rumpling her girdle behind.
Not that I wasn't partial to female society in my time," he added with a pathetic intonation, while the whites of his goggle eyes gleamed amorously under the clear night sky.
When she sympathised with the prince about the recent funeral of his great uncle and mentor Lord Mountbatten, killed by the IRA in 1979, and how he had needed someone "beside" him at the service, Charles responded amorously.
For 100 [pounds sterling] a night, childless couples could rent the elaborately decorated bed and frolic amorously while exposed to the effects of 1,700 pounds of magnets built into the frame.
For Badiou, this declaration puts in circulation within the Situation the truth of the gap that separates the two sexualized positions: "A Two that proceeds amorously is specifically the name of the disjunct as apprehended in its disjunction" (189).
Likewise, to twine, 2015, consists of a resin-cast straw mat, with two spinal columns pressing amorously against each other, like snakes making love.
Not because they were women kissing - just because they were kissing, amorously.
Nicky Spurgeon (Will Smith) is a master of misdirection who briefly becomes amorously entangled with novice accomplice Jess Barrett (Margot Robbie).
During carnival season, he operates out of New Orleans and becomes amorously entangled with novice Jess Barrett (Margot Robbie).