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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n amoralism the doctrine that moral distinctions are invalid
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  • Andre Maurois
    “Men and women are not born inconstant: they are made so by their early amorous experiences.”
  • Karl Kraus
    “The immorality of men triumphs over the amorality of women.”
  • Hermann Hesse
    “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.”


In literature:

Women are much more lascivious and amorous than men.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
It is not surprising that so delicious a flower has furnished Oriental poetry with many charming traits and amorous similes.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
Naturally amorous of all that is beautiful, I can look a whole day with delight upon a handsome picture, though it be but of an horse.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 6" by Various
See how the wanton bird, at every glance, Swells his glad plumes, and feels an amorous trance.
"The Tatler, Volume 1, 1899" by George A. Aitken
He has a good manly countenance, and he owns himself to be amorous.
"Mince Pie" by Christopher Darlington Morley
Could Juliette have turned a willing ear to the amorous chatter of the young fop?
"A Love Episode" by Emile Zola
The best books are always those that set down with "amorous precision" the satisfying details of human pilgrimage.
"Shandygaff" by Christopher Morley
There are few lyrics of "delight amorous" in English, however, that can compare with it in exquisite fancy and still more exquisite music.
"The Art of Letters" by Robert Lynd
The amorous passion was the soil in which, in its early narrow stages, sympathy for Nature grew up.
"The Development of the Feeling for Nature in the Middle Ages and Modern Times" by Alfred Biese
How long wilt thou reject the amorous solicitations Of thy Khacan?
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 17, Issue 491, May 28, 1831" by Various
However, it was not, after all, the amorous Mr. Avery who confronted her.
"V. V.'s Eyes" by Henry Sydnor Harrison
Ecclesiae, Plebis Amor, Cleri Delicia.
"Primitive Christian Worship" by James Endell Tyler
An amorous fire came stealing into the woman's resolute eyes, and she shrugged her shapely shoulders significantly.
"With Links of Steel" by Nicholas Carter
He was the aristocrat to the life, courtly, brave, amorous, intriguing, cruel, superstitious and quick to take offense.
"Vocal Mastery" by Harriette Brower
IV.v.59 (107,7) a coasting] An amorous address; courtship.
"Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies" by Samuel Johnson
Amorous was I in my day, Clamorous were Gath's goose-critics.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 103, October 22, 1892" by Various
He began to leer at her with amorous eyes when he spoke, and he began to find frequent occasions for taking hold of her arm.
"The Lookout Man" by B. M. Bower
"Notes and Queries, Number 65, January 25, 1851" by Various
This gentle Count, though of a good and kind nature, was very amorous.
"One Hundred Merrie And Delightsome Stories" by Various
Presently Amor stood still.
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens

In poetry:

"But shall my poor life throw shame on
Royal lineage of Amor?
Tis of Egypt's oldest strains;
Kingly blood flows in my veins.
"Lita of the Nile" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Aber hebt mein Thirsis an,
Amor sei ein Kind zum Kuessen,
Schalkhaft, schmeichelnd und beflissen:
O wie fuercht ich Amorn dann!
"Phillis" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
How clear rang the voice of Tamara!
How amorous did it invite!
The heart of the stranger enticing,
Seducing with magic delight!
"Tamara" by Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov
And, if her brood of insects dies,
You sage assistance lend her;
Can stoop to pimp for amorous flies,
And help them to engender.
"To the Virtuosi" by William Shenstone
Last night a pale young Moon was wed
Unto the amorous, eager Sea;
Her maiden veil of mist she wore
His kingly purple vesture, he.
"The Bridal" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
If thou wouldst make two youthful hearts
One amorous shaft obey,
'Twould save thee the expense of darts,
And more extend thy sway.
"Songs Set To Music: 9. Set" by Matthew Prior

In news:

Energetic, inventive, swaggering fun, Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds is a consummate Hollywood entertainment—rich in fantasy and blithely amoral.
The ban was lifted, but the question remains: do these fungi have amorous powers.
P eter Sarsgaard, who steps into Chekhov's The Seagull this fall as Trigorin, the amoral writer who drives one character to ruin and another to suicide, is talking about his visit to a communal retreat in California not too long ago.
Associated Press) Rep Louie Gohmert, patron saint of amorous wildlife.
"Rules of Civility" by Amor Towles is published by Penguin Books ($16.00 softback).
Millennials aren't amoral and adrift .
Sexually inhibited wife frustrates her amorous husband.
INTERVIEWS Alt -Rock of Love: Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale Amorously Duet on 'Glycerine'.
A video clip from Dom Amore as the UConn Men Basketball team arrives at their hotel in St Thomas, which is the destination for the Paradise Jam tournament.
Sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens (with Amor Caritas in the background), Paris, 1898.
American tenor Matthew Polenzani discusses his starring role in the Metropolitan Opera's opening night production of the comedy L'Elisir d'Amore ( The Elixir of Love ).
Students watch as a teacher leads the Chile Amor class.
The Senda de Amor church worried it would have to wait another year to deliver a Thanksgiving spread to homeless New Yorkers, until Riverdale Garden owner Pedro Vargas, 33, offered to supply the turkeys.
Science is both apolitical and amoral — it takes no political or moral position.
Philadelphia progressive and experimental rock group Circa Survive will perform with Touche Amore, Balance and Composure & O'Brother at 7 pm Oct 7.

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