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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 previewThe constitution of man (1803)

in relation to the natural laws by George Combe

Amativeness is a feeling obviously necessary for the continuance of the species, and one which, properly regulated, produces great enjoyment, in harmony with morality and reason — opposite sexes exist to provide for its gratification.

Google previewThe Science of the Mind Applied to Teaching (1885)

Including the Human Temperaments and Their Influence Upon the Mind; the Analysis of the Metnal Faculties, and how to Develop and Train Them; the Theory of Education and the School; and Methods of Instruction and School Management by Urias John Hoffman

Amativeness is the sexual passion, and its function is to secure the perpetuation of the race. It is the impulse that brings together individuals of opposite ...

Google previewChambers's Information for the People (1842)

by William Chambers, Robert Chambers

Although Amativeness is the on ascertained function of the cerebellum, it is not un|M sible, from its size and structure, that it may lu otherB ; but no others have yet been discovered. It is not necessary here to enter fully into the cli racter of this ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Review (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 previewSiamene home treatment (1904)

a guide for those who seek health by Marcus De Lafayette Allen

Amativeness is the reproductive faculty. It builds the lungs, the reproductive organs, and presides over the respiratory acts. It also builds and presides ...

Google previewChoice of Pursuits, Or, What to Do and why (1888)

Describing Seventy-five Trades and Professions and the Talents and Temperaments Required for Each : Also how to Educate, on Phrenological Principles, Each Man for His Proper Work : Together with Portraits and Biographies of Many Successful Thinkers and Workers by Nelson Sizer

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 supremest sentiment of the whole mental ...

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 previewThe constitution of man considered in relation to external objects ... Seventh edition, revised, corrected, and enlarged (1847)

by George COMBE (Phrenologist)

AMATIVENESS is a feeling obviously necessary for the continuance of the species; ...

Google previewVaught's practical character reader (1907)

by L.A. Vaught

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

Google previewSearching the Heart:Women, Men, and Romantic Love in Nineteenth-Century America (1989)

by Karen Lystra

amativeness is the great crying wrong of the age."99 What was most striking about those Victorian writers dedicated to restricting sexual freedom was how all- encompassing and overwhelming sexuality was to them. Even more significant ...

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 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 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 previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1847)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

AMATIVENEss, am'a-tiv-nes, s. (amatus, love, Lat.) In Phrenology, the name of the organ situated in the occiput, which is supposed to influence sexual desire. AMATORCULIST, a-ma-tor'ku-list, s. (amatorculus, Lat.) A little pitiful insignificant ...

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 Dictionary of Every-day Wants (1872)

Containing Twenty Thousand Receipts in Nearly Every Department of Human Effort by Alexander E. Youman

AMATIVENESS— ITS USE AND ABUSE. The cerebellum Its two-fold nature Amativcness Its size in proportion to rest of brain Its location The higher the organ of the brain, the greater the pleasure derived from its exercise The nervous fluid ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica (1900)

by John Henry Clarke

Amativeness. Suicidal.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana (1832)

A popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics and biography, brought down to the present time; including a copious collection of original articles in American biography by Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford

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 previewEncyclopaedia of Pure Materia Medica (2015)

by T. F. Allen

Amativeness, organ of, stitch, Coff. (1.). — Angle, pressive, aching, Aloe (г.). — Arteries, beating, Ail , A«ar. — Articulation with ...

Google previewDefinitive Dictionary of Terminologies of Mind in Homoeopathy (2000)

by H. L. Chitkara

Amative, Amativeness : Disposed or disposing to love. Amorous : Strongly moved by love esp sexual love; disposed or disposing to love. Coition : Sexual intercourse; copulation. Erection : Hardening or swelling of penis in sexual excitement.

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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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