enamor[en am′ər, in-]
- To enamor is defined as to cause feelings of fondness, love or devotion.
When a man is absolutely devoted to, fascinated by and in love with his new girlfriend, this is an example of a time when she enamors him.
Origin of enamorMiddle English enamouren ; from Old French enamourer ; from en-, in + amour ; from Classical Latin amor, love
transitive verben·am·ored, en·am·or·ing, en·am·ors
Origin of enamorMiddle English enamouren, from Old French enamourer : en-, causative pref.; see en–1 + amour, love; see amour.
(third-person singular simple present enamors, present participle enamoring, simple past and past participle enamored)
- To inflame with love; to charm; to captivate; — with of, or with, before the person or thing; as, to be enamored with a lady; to be enamored of books or science.