1. a feeling of love or fondness
Syn: ↑enamoredness
Derivationally related forms: ↑enamored (for: ↑enamoredness), ↑amorous
Hypernyms: ↑love
2. the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
Syn: ↑eroticism, ↑erotism, ↑sexiness, ↑amativeness
Derivationally related forms: ↑amative (for: ↑amativeness), ↑sexy (for: ↑sexiness), ↑amorous
Hypernyms: ↑sexual desire, ↑eros, ↑concupiscence, ↑physical attraction
Hyponyms: ↑prurience, ↑pruriency, ↑lasciviousness, ↑carnality, ↑lubricity

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