enamoured

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

enamoured (comparative more enamoured, superlative most enamoured)

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

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

enamoured

  1. simple past tense and past participle of enamour

Usage notesEdit

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

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

enamoured

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

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: enamoured, enamored
  • Scots: enamoured

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