- to fill or inflame with love (usually used in the passive and followed by of or sometimes with): to be enamored of a certain lady; a brilliant woman with whom he became enamored.
- to charm or captivate.
Also especially British, en·am·our.
Origin of enamor
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Examples from the Web for enamoured
I wasn't so enamoured with the ancients as I thought I was; but I was enamoured with your contemplation of my pose.Quaint Courtships
We were by this time not enamoured of campaigning in any large degree, from our own experience of it.In the Valley
Had I my illusions, I might imagine that my wife must be some woman of whom I should be enamoured.Bardelys the Magnificent
It was her beauty had made appeal to him, even as his beauty had enamoured her.The Lion's Skin
To be enamoured of such qualities as these is a proof itself of a true lover's nature.The Symposium
- in love; captivated; charmed
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Word Origin and History for enamoured
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