verb (used with object)
Origin of enamor
Examples from the Web for enamor
Needless to say, this does not enamor her to the powers that be in Cameroon.
Genius, enamor'd of his fruitful bride, Assumes new force and elevates his pride.The Columbiad|Joel Barlow
Boreas, enamor'd of no few of these, The pasture sought, and cover'd them in form280 Of a steed azure-maned.The Iliad of Homer|Homer
c.1300, from Old French enamorer "to fall in love with; to inspire love (12c., Modern French enamourer), from en-, causative prefix (see en- (1)), + amour "love," from amare "to love" (see Amy). An equivalent formation to Provençal, Spanish, Portuguese enamorar, Italian innamorare.