of or relating to lovers or lovemaking; expressive of love:
amatory poems; an amatory look.
A small quantity of passion, dexterously meted out, may be ample to inspire an amatorial poet.
Amenities of Literature Isaac Disraeli
of, relating to, or inciting sexual love or desire
1590s, “pertaining to love” (especially sexual love), from Latin amatorius “loving,” from amatus, past participle of amare (see Amy).
of or relating to lovers or lovemaking; expressive of love: amatory poems; an amatory look. Contemporary Examples Discretion, it goes without saying, is the cornerstone of long-term success in the amatory arts. The Love Guru Sean Macaulay September 12, 2009 Historical Examples In fact, the genuine nature of the war placed it far above the […]
partial or total loss of sight, especially in the absence of a gross lesion or injury. Historical Examples M. Petrequin, in his Trait Pratique, records two cases of amaurosis in young girls produced by lumbrici. Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold Cataract may be simple, or complicated with amaurosis, adhesions, etc. Special Report on Diseases of Cattle […]
- Amaurosis congenita of leber
amaurosis congenita of leber amaurosis congenita of Leber amaurosis con·gen·i·ta of Le·ber (kən-jěn’ĭ-tə, lā’bər) n. A cone-rod abiotrophy that causes blindness or severely reduces vision at birth.