enamour


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en·am·our

 (ĭ-năm′ər)
v. Chiefly British
Variant of enamor.

enamour

(ɪnˈæmə) or

enamor

vb
(and foll by: of) to inspire with love; captivate; charm
[C14: from Old French enamourer, from amour love, from Latin amor]

enamour


Past participle: enamoured
Gerund: enamouring

Imperative
enamour
enamour
Present
I enamour
you enamour
he/she/it enamours
we enamour
you enamour
they enamour
Preterite
I enamoured
you enamoured
he/she/it enamoured
we enamoured
you enamoured
they enamoured
Present Continuous
I am enamouring
you are enamouring
he/she/it is enamouring
we are enamouring
you are enamouring
they are enamouring
Present Perfect
I have enamoured
you have enamoured
he/she/it has enamoured
we have enamoured
you have enamoured
they have enamoured
Past Continuous
I was enamouring
you were enamouring
he/she/it was enamouring
we were enamouring
you were enamouring
they were enamouring
Past Perfect
I had enamoured
you had enamoured
he/she/it had enamoured
we had enamoured
you had enamoured
they had enamoured
Future
I will enamour
you will enamour
he/she/it will enamour
we will enamour
you will enamour
they will enamour
Future Perfect
I will have enamoured
you will have enamoured
he/she/it will have enamoured
we will have enamoured
you will have enamoured
they will have enamoured
Future Continuous
I will be enamouring
you will be enamouring
he/she/it will be enamouring
we will be enamouring
you will be enamouring
they will be enamouring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been enamouring
you have been enamouring
he/she/it has been enamouring
we have been enamouring
you have been enamouring
they have been enamouring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been enamouring
you will have been enamouring
he/she/it will have been enamouring
we will have been enamouring
you will have been enamouring
they will have been enamouring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been enamouring
you had been enamouring
he/she/it had been enamouring
we had been enamouring
you had been enamouring
they had been enamouring
Conditional
I would enamour
you would enamour
he/she/it would enamour
we would enamour
you would enamour
they would enamour
Past Conditional
I would have enamoured
you would have enamoured
he/she/it would have enamoured
we would have enamoured
you would have enamoured
they would have enamoured
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.enamour - attractenamour - attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"
hold - hold the attention of; "The soprano held the audience"; "This story held our interest"; "She can hold an audience spellbound"
attract, appeal - be attractive to; "The idea of a vacation appeals to me"; "The beautiful garden attracted many people"
work - gratify and charm, usually in order to influence; "the political candidate worked the crowds"
Translations

enamour

enamor (US) [ɪˈnæməʳ] VT to be enamoured of (liter, hum) [+ person] → estar enamorado de; [+ thing] → estar entusiasmado con

enamour

, (US) enamor
vt to be enamoured of somebody (= in love with)in jdn verliebt sein; to be enamoured of something (= taken by)von etw angetan or entzückt sein; she was not exactly enamoured of the ideasie war von der Idee nicht gerade begeistert
References in classic literature ?
My reading from the first was such as to enamour me of clearness, of definiteness; anything left in the vague was intolerable to me; but my long subjection to Pope, while it was useful in other ways, made me so strictly literary in my point of view that sometimes I could not see what was, if more naturally approached and without any technical preoccupation, perfectly transparent.
Or should she, confident, As sitting queen adored on Beauty's throne, Descend with all her winning charms begirt To enamour, as the zone of Venus once Wrought that effect on Jove (so fables tell), How would one look from his majestic brow, Seated as on the top of Virtue's hill, Discountenance her despised, and put to rout All her array, her female pride deject, Or turn to reverent awe