commove

[ kuh-moov ]
/ kəˈmuv /

verb (used with object), com·moved, com·mov·ing.

to move violently; agitate; excite.

Nearby words

  1. commonwealth of england,
  2. commonwealth of independent states,
  3. commonwealth of nations,
  4. commorancy,
  5. commotion,
  6. comms,
  7. communal,
  8. communal aerial,
  9. communal marriage,
  10. communalism

Origin of commove

1350–1400; Middle English commeven < Anglo-French commoveir, Middle French com(m)ovoir < Latin commovēre, equivalent to com- com- + movēre to move

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British Dictionary definitions for commove

commove

/ (kəˈmuːv) /

verb (tr) rare

to disturb; stir up
to agitate or excite emotionally
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