Amor

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Amor (Roman mythology) god of love; counterpart of Greek Eros
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n amor Love; affection; friendship; especially, love toward one of the opposite sex: now only in the form amour (which see).
    • n amor [capitalized] [L.] In Roman mythology, the god of love; Cupid.
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Quotations

  • Andre Maurois
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    “Men and women are not born inconstant: they are made so by their early amorous experiences.”
  • Karl Kraus
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    “The immorality of men triumphs over the amorality of women.”
  • Hermann Hesse
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    “I am fond of music I think because it is so amoral. Everything else is moral and I am after something that isn't. I have always found moralizing intolerable.”

Usage

In literature:

Pope, who was a friend of the amorous Earl, draws a pathetic picture of him in the latter unromantic days of his romance.
"Love Romances of the Aristocracy" by Thornton Hall
At that supreme moment the plaster cupids suggested nothing impure to her; the amorous paintings disturbed her no more.
"Abbe Mouret's Transgression La Faute De L'abbe Mouret" by Emile Zola
On some occasions he diverted his male companions with tales of his adventures, both military and amorous.
"The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)" by John Holland Rose
Is she really thinking how grotesque the amorous somersaults are?
"Là-bas" by J. K. Huysmans
He who is born on the third day of the week will be rich and amorous.
"Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala" by Various
The spirit of the South overspread her with its wings and took her amorously in its arms.
"Septimus" by William J. Locke
And wherever he looked, he seemed to see evidences of amorous traffic.
"The Devil's Garden" by W. B. Maxwell
They approached them with a kind of angry amorousness.
"Christopher and Columbus" by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
There is no spontaneity in the accents in which it is told, no amorous impulse to which it gives rise.
"Mary Anderson" by J. M. Farrar
The insolence of his servant was, no doubt, a matter of pre-arrangement with that individual, however he might have set about it con amore.
"Varney the Vampire" by Thomas Preskett Prest
Lady Fantasma is vain, affected, silly, and amorous to excess.
"Autobiography, Letters and Literary Remains of Mrs. Piozzi (Thrale) (2nd ed.) (2 vols.)" by Mrs. Hester Lynch Piozzi
Nothing of the kind, no amorous addresses, no trepidations, no laments.
"The Cathedral" by Joris-Karl Huysmans
Should we not then seek to determine by the tone whether their call, which is always the same, is amorous or not?
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 841, February 13, 1892" by Various
Probably his amorous reputation influenced the oligarchy in their choice.
"The Tragedy of St. Helena" by Walter Runciman
THE BLIND GOD, Cupid, Eros, or Amor, the god of love.
"Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Book I" by Edmund Spenser
Probably an amorous adventure.
"The Green Eyes of Bâst" by Sax Rohmer
The loves of Tristram and Isoud arise from the drinking of an amorous potion.
"A History of English Prose Fiction" by Bayard Tuckerman
The amorous desires of a man old enough to be her father!
"The Real Adventure" by Henry Kitchell Webster
As I shouldered my load their murmuring voices full of amorous desire stung me like a gadfly.
"Tramping on Life" by Harry Kemp
Gallantry ordered that the faithful swain and the amorous shepherdess should drink out of one and the same pot.
"Liza of Lambeth" by W. Somerset Maugham
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In poetry:

A little south of coloured sky;
Directing, gravely amorous,
The human of a tender eye
Through pure celestial on us:
"The Thrush In February" by George Meredith
Maria, nell'anima--ho l'armonia
Dei piu` ineffabili--sensi d'amore;
Sul labbro ho un gemito--di poesia
E di languore!
"Notte" by Ferdinando Fontana
Wenn der finstre Damon spricht,
Amor sei ein Ungeheuer,
Seine Glut ein hoellisch Feuer!
O so fuercht ich Amorn nicht.
"Phillis" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Or that young god, the Tyrian, who was more
amorous than the dove
Of Ashtaroth? or did you love the god of the
Assyrian
"The Sphinx" by Oscar Wilde
iLastima que el amor un diccionario
No tenga donde hallar
Cuando el orgullo es simplemente orgullo,
Y cuando es dignidad!
"Rimas XXXIII" by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
Degli anni all'onere--curva lasciava,
O qualche timida--prece d'amore
Che su virginee--labbra mandava
L'ansia del cuore.--
"Il Secolo Di Pericle" by Ferdinando Fontana

In news:

The Marriage of Figaro, K492: Porgi, Amor (Act II, scene 1.
At the tender age of nine, Amor "Lilman" Arteaga (pictured above) is not only making his mark on YouTube, he is doing it in a conscience way as well.
Nicloe D'Amore/Special to the Star Atrist Delesprie.
By, DOM AMORE, Hartford Courant.
Matthew Polenzani as Nemorino and Anna Netrebko as Adina in Donizetti's "L'Elisir D'Amore.".
Maximo Amores, 35, the driver of the Lexus that killed two Santa Rosa County residents on July 14 in Gadsden County, Fla.
INTERVIEWS Alt-Rock of Love: Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale Amorously Duet on 'Glycerine'.
When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that's amore.
One trip to Marsala'sand it's definitely amore.
Lakendra Lewis/Special to the Caller-Times Amy Grant performs at the 2012 Casa de Amor gala.
He was born Feb 1, 1935, in Bauxite to Amores Wyatt and Flora Ellen Gentry .
Auernheimer's prosecutors found it easy enough to paint his hack as part of a long career of amoral provocation and semi-criminal activity.
Concerto for Viola d'amore and Lute in d, RV 540.
Boxing gets hammered quite a bit by folks who think it is a brutal exercise reserved for throwbacks and misfits with nothing else going for them but a useful amorality.
RESTORE MAXIMUM FREEDOM 12: Dibia$e, Raleigh Moncrief, Brothers Amor, No Babies, World Hood, Twin Steps, Headboggle, Yi, West Nile Ramblers, Burglars, Buk Buk Bigups, Mondo Lava , and The UC Davis Gamelan Ensemble.
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In science:

For instance, Amores et al (2006) use AdaBoost for learning a distance function to be used for k-NN search.
Boosting k-NN for categorization of natural scenes
Amores J, Sebe N, Radeva P (2006) Boosting the distance estimation: Application to the k-nearest neighbor classifier.
Boosting k-NN for categorization of natural scenes
The ROOT-based AMORE package is used for online and offline data analysis.
Detection and Imaging of High-Z Materials with a Muon Tomography Station Using GEM Detectors
Event monitoring and analysis were carried out using the ALICE software packages AliRoot and AMORE .
First observation of Cherenkov rings with a large area CsI-TGEM-based RICH prototype
Ben Amor. Qualitative possibilistic graphical models from independance to propagation algorithms. Thèse de doctorat, (2002). J.
Fuzzy Knowledge Representation Based on Possibilistic and Necessary Bayesian Networks
Synthetic single stellar populations (SSPs) can be used to characterise star-forming regions within galaxies (e.g., Groves et al. 2008, Ferreras et al. 2012), or to decompose the observed SEDs of entire galaxies (e.g., Amor´ın et al. 2012).
A multi-wavelength study of the Magellanic-type galaxy NGC 4449. I. Modelling the spectral energy distribution, the ionisation structure and the star formation history
Maybury, R. D. Amore, and D. House, "Awareness of Organisation Expertise," International Journal of HumanComputer Interaction, vol. 14, pp. 199–217, 2002.
Supporting Knowledge and Expertise Finding within Australia's Defence Science and Technology Organisation
To estimate induced anisotropy in asimuthal distribution of the produced particles we use the off-shell resonance model (AMOR) with simplifications (the alternative could be effective Field-Feynman approach ).
On asimuthal anisotropy in fragmentation of classical relativistic string
The AMOR model follows the fragmentation process as it is seen from the particular reference frame.
On asimuthal anisotropy in fragmentation of classical relativistic string
However, such an approach would be rather cumbersome and hardly instructive, if not to say “amoral”.
Assembling Lie Algebras from Lieons
Kornoukhov, AMORE Collaboration, presentation given at the 12th Int.
Review of double beta experiments
Amore, Alternative representation of nonlocal operators and path integrals, Phys.
Solving the Helmholtz equation for membranes of arbitrary shape
Amor, S. H¨older continuity of the rotation number for quasi-periodic co-cycles in SL(2, R).
Holder continuity of absolutely continuous spectral measures for one-frequency Schrodinger operators
Amore, Convergence acceleration of series through a variational approach, Journal of Math.
Identities for the Hurwitz zeta function, Gamma function, and L-functions
Also see Hadj-Amor and Avila-Jitomirskaya for results for analytic quasi-periodic potentials in the regime of zero Lyapunov exponents, and Schlag for results for analytic quasi-periodic models at large coupling in two dimensions.
H\"older Continuity of the Integrated Density of States for the Fibonacci Hamiltonian
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