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Definition of the noun amor

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noun - plural: -

  1. (Roman mythology) god of love; counterpart of Greek Eros
    • example: "Roma" is an anagram of "amor."
    • domain: Roman mythology
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Amor: Cupid
    • instance of: Roman deity = a deity worshipped by the ancient Romans


  1. "Amor" a.k.a. "Amour" is a 2012 French-language drama film written and directed by the Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke, starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva and Isabelle Huppert. The narrative focuses on an elderly couple, Anne and Georges, who are retired music teachers with a daughter who lives abroad. Anne suffers a stroke which paralyses her on the right side of her body. The film is a co-production between the French, German, and Austrian companies Les Films du Losange, X-Filme Creative Pool, and Wega Film.
  2. "Amor" is a 1940 Argentine comedy film directed and written by Luis Bayón Herrera and starring Severo Fernández.
  3. "Amor" is a 2009 short film written and directed by Thomas Wangsmo.
  4. "Amor" is a 2010 film directed by Jingze Yang.
    • country: China
    • language: Standard Chinese
    • genres: Romance Film, Chinese Movies, Drama
    • released in (6 years ago)
  5. "Amor": A “subjective”, experimental documentary that consists of a long interview between Escartín and an ex-Israeli elite soldier, in an intimate tone which strongly contrasts with the narration.


  1. "Amor" a.k.a. "Amore" is the eleventh studio album by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, released on 31 January 2006, for the Valentine's Day season. This album features a remake of Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling in Love"; "Because We Believe", the closing song of the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, which Bocelli wrote and performed; "Somos Novios, a duet with American pop singer Christina Aguilera; and his first recording of Bésame Mucho, which eventually became one of his signature songs.
  2. "Amor" is a popular song.
  3. "Amor" is the first English-language single from Ricky Martin's album The Best of Ricky Martin. Originally, the song was included on the 2000 album Sound Loaded. The Best of Ricky Martin contains two remixes of "Amor", by Salaam Remi and Jonathan Peters.
  4. "Amor" is a song written and performed by Mexican singer Cristian Castro. It was released in 1996 as the lead single from his fourth album El Deseo De Oír Tu Voz. In 2013, it was named the Best Latin Love Song of All Time by Billboard magazine.
  5. "Amor" is a composition.
  6. "Amor" is a musical album of Los Panchos & Eydie Gorme.
    • also known as Canta en español
    • released in (52 years ago)
  7. "Amor" is a composition.
  8. "Amor" is a musical album of Madrid De Los Austrias.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  9. "Amor" a.k.a. "Amor..." is a musical album of Amado Batista.
    • released in (15 years ago)


  1. Amor a.k.a. Amor Vittone is a well-known South African singer.
  2. Amor is a film editor.
    • profession: Film editor

There are other people with in their name, like Jay Amor, Amir Amor, Jose Amor, Mike Amor, Naïm Amor, Rick Amor, Rita Amor, Yoan Amor, David Amor, Simon Amor and many others.


Amor is a musical group.

  • albums: "Even After That", "Amor"


  1. Amor a.k.a. Cupid: In classical mythology, Cupid is the god of desire, erotic love, attraction and affection. He is often portrayed as the son of the love goddess Venus, and is known in Latin also as Amor. His Greek counterpart is Eros.
  2. The Amor was a small German automobile built in limited numbers in Cologne from 1924 to 1925; the car had a 16hp four-cylinder proprietary engine. Its name means "love" in Spanish and Portuguese.

Phrases with Amor

  1. Amor seco
  2. Lopha Amor
  3. Rathinda Amor
  4. Potanthus Amor
  5. Heliconius Amor
  6. Psychomyia amor
  7. Polyommatus Amor
  8. Rhabdonella Amor
  9. Species Lopha Amor
  10. Species Rathinda Amor
  11. Species Potanthus Amor
  12. Species Heliconius Amor
  13. species Psychomyia amor
  14. Species Polyommatus Amor
  15. Species Rhabdonella Amor
  16. Heliconius Melpomene Amor
  17. Subspecies Heliconius Melpomene Amor

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amor

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Google previewDante and Derrida (2012)

Face to Face by Francis J. Ambrosio

Amor is the love of writing and the writing of love into human history as a new revelation, a new beginning.

Amor is a substitute for the Divine Word of Love, and its revelation inaugurates an historical epoch, rather than initiating history itself, ...

Google previewReading the Christian Spiritual Classics (2013)

A Guide for Evangelicals by Jamin Goggin, Kyle Strobel

Amor is a spontaneous love that invigorates life, whereas dilectio is more controlled and willed. Amor, therefore, is in need of direction and ordering. When amor is ordered to its proper end it becomes caritas and when it is turned away from its ...

Google previewFeminizing the Enemy (2003)

Imperial Spain, Transvestite Drama, and the Crisis of Masculinity by Sidney Donnell

Elparaiso de Laura y florestas del amor is a significant dramatic work through which we can examine the divergent textual strategies behind the use of cross- dressing in Spain during a crucial period of the country's history. Male-to-female ...

Google previewA Companion to the Libro de Buen Amor (2004)

by Louise M. Haywood, Louise Olga Vasvári

The anomalies The Libro de Buen Amor is a patchwork of anomalies, ambiguities, inconsistencies, ironies, and pitfalls for its interpreters. To say that any episode of the Libro is anomalous may seem like tautology, but the linked ...

Google previewConfronting Patriarchy (2009)

Psychoanalytic Theory in the Prose of Cristina Peri Rossi by Mary Boufis Filou

Whether this is a novel of great love, as Graciela Mántaras Loedel asserts, is debatable given the absence of woman's desire, but that Solitario de amor is a novel of erotic and passionate, obsessive, isolating desire on ...

Google previewDictionary of the Literature of the Iberian Peninsula (1993)

by Germán Bleiberg, Maureen Ihrie, Janet Pérez

Roberta Johnson RAZON DE AMOR (Lyric Poem on the Subject of Love) (early thirteenth c.). Also known as the Razón feita de amor, this anonymous work is considered the earliest extant lyric poem in Castilian. It is found in the Bibliotheque ...

Google previewDictionary of quotations (1901)

" Amor, aspro fanciullo, A scherno ogni alma prende, E fa più fier trastullo Di chi più gli contrasta e si difende." Guidi. La Dafne. — (Penco.) "Love, that ill- mamiered boy, Of every heart makes game, And most delights to toy With him who ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of European Proverbs (2013)

by Emanuel Strauss

Eng: love does much, but money does everything Ger: Liebe kann viel, Geld kann alles Fr: amour peut beaucoup, argent peut tout l«amour faitrage, mais l« argent fait tout Sp: el amor hace mucho, el dinero hace todo poderoso caballero es ...

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Small photo of Flower - A stalk of Tulipa 'Synaeda Amor', triumph tulip bulbs against a blur background. Soft pink petals with a gentle bluish blush.Small photo of Cupid holding a bouquet of pink flower. Cupid is a son of a love goddess. Other names also known as Eros or Amor. Vintage and love concept for Valentine's daySmall photo of Deck do amor, Holambra/SPSmall photo of Toffee apple on white background. Maçã do amorSmall photo of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil - January 12th 2018 - Fountain with statue "Amor Materno" and Greenhouse Botanical Garden, Curitiba, Brazil.Small photo of AMORBACH, GERMANY - JULY 08: Altar dedicated to the Saint Amor in Benedictine monastery church in Amorbach, Germany on July 08, 2017.Small photo of AMORBACH, GERMANY - JULY 08: Altar dedicated to the Saint Amor in Benedictine monastery church in Amorbach, Germany on July 08, 2017. More...

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Quotes about Amor

sosperos de amor
dama de noche
cadena de amor

the longings of love
the lady of the night
the chains of love

and then
she left him

what grows wildly
around are the

amor seco...

she means it, she has no plans of coming back. (Ric S. Bastasa)
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Scrabble value of A1M3O1R1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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