verb (used with object)
Origin of enamor
Examples from the Web for enamour
See, see, the enamour'd sun is hasting on apace to his expecting mistress, while thou dull Night art slowly lingering yet.
Singing, as if enamour'd, she resum'd And clos'd the song, with "Blessed they whose sins Are cover'd."The Vision of Purgatory, Complete|Dante Alighieri
Charm'd o'er thy bed celestial voices sing, And Seraphs hover on enamour'd wing.The Temple of Nature; or, the Origin of Society|Erasmus Darwin.
This rich lady (And I am glad of't) is enamour'd of you.Wellb.
Word Origin for enamour
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.