From Old French esmouvoir, from classical Latin ēmoveō; see emotion.
emove (third-person singular simple present emoves, present participle emoving, simple past and past participle emoved)
- (archaic, poetic, transitive) To stir or arouse emotion in (someone); to cause to feel emotion.
- 1748, James Thomson, The Castle of Indolence, L:LXVI
- What brought you to this Seat of Peace and Love?
- While with kind Nature, here amid the Grove,
- We pass’d the harmless Sabbath of our Time,
- What to disturb it could, fell Men, emove
- Your barbarous Hearts? Is Happiness a Crime?
- second-person singular present active imperative of ēmoveō