charmed or captivated (usually followed by of, with, or sometimes by):Small children are always enamored of anything new to learn or discover.
in love (usually followed by of or sometimes with):She became enamored with him because of his power and success, and they had an affair.
the simple past tense and past participle of enamor.
- Also especially British, en·am·our .
- en·am·ored·ness; especially British, en·am·oured·ness, noun
- half-en·am·ored; especially British, half-en·am·oured, adjective
- o·ver·en·am·ored; especially British, o·ver·en·am·oured, adjective
- self-en·am·ored; especially British, self-en·am·oured, adjective
- un·en·am·ored; especially British, un·en·am·oured, adjective
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How to use enamored in a sentence
Economists, meanwhile, were becoming increasingly enamored with elegant mathematical models that ignored politics, institutions and history.From commerce to chaos: An economic history of the United States | Steven Pearlstein | June 4, 2021 | Washington Post
The government, moreover, has hesitated to clamp down on the internet, in part because the population, particularly young people, are so enamored with social media and the availability of so many Western apps.
When he tried to play through knee and Achilles’ problems, he strayed from an attacking, pass-first style and became more enamored with scoring and shooting jumpers.John Wall gave the Wizards their last great memory. Then it all fell apart. | Jerry Brewer | December 3, 2020 | Washington Post
At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, I majored in mathematics and physics, but was enamored with the history of ideas.Five Scientists on the Heroes Who Changed Their Lives - Issue 93: Forerunners | Alan Lightman, Hope Jahren, Robert Sapolsky, | December 2, 2020 | Nautilus
Kristin Olszewski got her start in the hospitality industry while working in restaurants in the Bay Area and became enamored with wine while working at Michelin-starred Saison.Canned wine might have been primed for socializing in the era of social distancing | Rachel King | November 8, 2020 | Fortune
McEwan seems to have grown enamored with the formal technique of embedding small facsimiles of stories within a larger narrative.
The Tea Party base, as we know, is less than enamored of these ideas.
Of all the books he has on hand, Williams seems most enamored with this one.Broadway’s Rebel, Tellin’ You to Hear It: A Portrait of Saul Williams | Alex Suskind | June 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I moved to New York City and I started meeting all these socialite women, and they were all enamored that I had this surgery.
Those truly enamored with cave life can stay overnight as part of a group, though they need to bring their own sleeping bag.Wieliczka Salt Mine Is an Incredible Polish Underground Amusement Park | Nina Strochlic | November 14, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
I'm not enamored of a straight meat diet as a rule, but that evening I was in no mood to carp at anything half-way eatable.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
Jean-Jacques Rouget, the doctor's son become much enamored of her, but obtained favor only through his money.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
But one result could be anticipated from such a meeting: they became passionately enamored of each other.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VII | John Lord
Meanwhile Polydectes had become so enamored of Dana that he wished to marry her, and grew very angry at her continued refusals.Stories of Old Greece and Rome | Emilie Kip Baker
A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal, who wishes to replace them with others.The Devil's Dictionary | Ambrose Bierce