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Definition of the noun amativeness

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noun - plural: amativenesses

  1. the arousal of feelings of sexual desire

Alternative definition of the noun amativeness


  1. The state or quality of being amative.


Amativeness is an inclination toward love, especially sexual love. It is also a concept in the archaic teachings of Phrenology.

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Google previewPunch (1844)

by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Sir Francis Cowley Burnand, Sir Owen Seaman

Amativeness is an organ very largely ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Review, Or Critical Journal: ... To Be Continued Quarterly (1826)

Amativeness is an affection or sensation of the body only—and prompts to mere bodily movements. It seems probable, from the experiments alluded to, that the nerves upon which these sensations depend, are derived from this part of the ...

Google previewVaught's practical character reader (1907)

by L.A. Vaught

These are Amativeness and Approbativeness. Amativeness is a masculine sentimmt.

Google previewThe American Phrenological Journal and Life Illustrated (1862)

Amativeness is an emotion which needs intellect to guide and regulate it, to instruct it in the direction and in the manner it may properly be exercised; and Conscientiousness, though it seems to be the supremcst sentiment of the whole mental ...

Google previewThe Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge: PERU (1840)

Amativeness is the mental faculty which produces the propensity.

Google previewMuseum of Foreign Literature and Science (1827)

Amativeness is an affection or sensation of the body only — and prompts to mere bodily movements. It seems probable, from the experiments alluded to, that the nerves upon which these sensations depend, arc derived from this «part of ihe ...

Google previewCuriosities of Literature (1835)

by Isaac Disraeli

Amativeness is a feeling obviously necessary to the continuance of the species ; and one which, properly regulated, is not offensive to reason ;□ — opposite sexes exist to provide for its gratification.* 2. Philoprooenitiveness is given, and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Psychological Astrology (2005)

by Charles Carter

Amativeness. The sign Leo is the most loving of the signs, both in the higher and lower senses.

Google previewCAHMBERS'S ENCYCLOPEDIA (1878)

Amativeness. 2. Philoprogenitivcness. 3. Inbabitiveness or Con- centrativeness. 4 . Adhesiveness. 6. Combativeness. 6. Destructiveness. ! Alimentiveness.] Love of Life.] 7. Secretiveness. 8. Acquisitiveness. 9. Conatructivcness. II.— Sentimbntb ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1874)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, Illustrated with Maps and Numerous Wood Engravings

Amativeness. 10. Self-esteem. 2. Philoprogenitiveness. 11. Love of Approbation. 3. Inhabitiveness or Con- 12. Cautiousness.

Amativeness, or sexual love, is believed to have for its organ the cerebellum, or at least a portion of it. As the basis ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopaedia (1872)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

Amativeness. (1) 8. PhlloprogeniUvcness. (2) 4. Adhesiveness. (8) ft. Inhabltiveness. 6. Combntiveness. (4) 7.

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature, and Art by John Craig (1858)

AMANUENSIS—AMATIVENESS. AMATORCULIST—AMBAGEOUS. Letetner to the venomous principle contained in the Amanita and other fungi. AMAN unnsrs, a-man-u-en'is, a. (Latin.) A person who writes what another dictates, or copies ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Amativeness. — Affections of the intellect in ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)

amativeness, situated in the cerebellum, and indicated, during life, by the thickness of the neck at the occipital bone. With new-born children, the cerebellum is the least developed of all the cerebral ...

Google previewSmith's Bible Dictionary 1863 and King James Bible (2017)

by William Smith

and its amativeness in (Song of Solomon s1:15; Solomon s2:14) Doves are kept in a domesticated state in many parts of the East s.

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Amativeness Meaning

Video shows what amativeness means. The state or quality of being amative, propensity to love or sexual feelings.. Amativeness Meaning. How to pronounce ...

Scrabble value of A1M3A1T1I1V4E1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 11-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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