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in- +‎ soul


insoul (third-person singular simple present insouls, present participle insouling, simple past and past participle insouled)

  1. (obsolete) To set a soul in; reflexively, to fix one's strongest affections on.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Jeremy Taylor to this entry?)
    • Feltham
      [He] could not but insoul himself in her.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for insoul in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)