Enamor meaning

ĭ-nămər
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.
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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.

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To inspire with love; captivate.

Was enamored of the beautiful dancer; were enamored with the charming island.

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To fill with love and desire; charm; captivate.

Much enamored of her.

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Origin of enamor

  • Middle English enamouren from Old French enamourer en- causative pref. en–1 amour love amour

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old French enamourer, enamorer; prefix en- (Latin in) + Old French & French amour (“love”), Latin amor. See amour, and confer inamorato.

    From Wiktionary