enamoured

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

enamoured (comparative more enamoured, superlative most enamoured)

  1. UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada spelling of enamored

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Verb[edit]

enamoured

  1. simple past tense and past participle of enamour

Usage notes[edit]

  • One is usually enamored of something, or less commonly enamored with something.

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Partial calque of Old French enamore, past participle of enamorer; equivalent to (and sometimes influenced by) en- +‎ amour +‎ -ed.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛnaˈmuːrɛd/, /ˈɛnamurɛd/, /ɛnˈamurɛd/, /-id/

Adjective[edit]

enamoured

  1. Enamoured, lovestruck; deep in love.
  2. (rare) Motivated by love (to do something)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: enamoured, enamored
  • Scots: enamoured

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