amativeness


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amativeness

An obsolete term for the tendency to love—i.e., amorousness.
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These organs included such things as amativeness, cautiousness, secretiveness, destructiveness, benevolence, language, and acquisitiveness.
One list included the following (4): Amativeness Philoprogenitiveness Inhabitiveness Adhesiveness Combativeness Destructiveness Secretiveness Acquisitiveness Constructiveness Self-esteem Love of approbation Cautiousness Benevolence Veneration Firmness Conscientiousness Hope Marvelousness Ideality Gaiety or Mirthfulness Imitation Individuality Configuration Size Weight and Resistance Coloring Locality Calculation Order Eventuality Time Melody Language Comparison Causality
In addition, he was found to have qualities indicative of an "healthy American male," those being Amativeness (desire for physical love), Adhesiveness (attachment to others), Self-Esteem, and Individuality.