transitive verb-·moved′, -·mov′ing
to move strongly; agitate; disturb; excite
Origin of commoveMiddle English commoeven from Old French commoveir from Classical Latin commovere: see commotion
transitive verbcom·moved, com·mov·ing, com·moves
- To cause to move with force or violence; agitate; disturb.
- To rouse strong feelings in; excite.
Origin of commoveMiddle English commeven from Old French commovoir commeuv- from Latin commovēre ; see commotion .
(third-person singular simple present commoves, present participle commoving, simple past and past participle commoved)
From Middle English commoeven