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Definition totally in love or captivated by
  • Politicians aren't generally enamored with the suggestion that they surrender power to the marketplace.
  • she had been passionately enamored of a dignified and sad-eyed cavalry officer
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • During our grade school years, we were enamored of polka dots and big stripes.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Dreamland
  • enamored = totally in love or captivated by
  • the enamoured madman
    Anton Chekhov  --  The Cherry Orchard
  • enamoured = totally in love or captivated by
    (editor's note:  This is a British spelling. Americans use enamored.)
  • I couldn't deny the sense of pride I had upon seeing Ben's face and how enamored he seemed by the illusion of the sun streaming through the room.
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • Tartarus stomped and howled, apparently no longer enamored with having a physical form.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • Cousin, I think thou art enamoured Upon his follies: never did I hear Of any prince so wild o' liberty.
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry IV, Part 1
  • (editor's note:  This is a British spelling. Americans use enamored.)
  • Enamored of Tithonus, she persuaded Jupiter to grant him immortality, but forgot to ask for him immortal youth.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • As far, however, as it teaches any thing, it teaches us not to be enamoured of plurality in the Executive.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • (editor's note:  This is a British spelling. Americans use enamored.)
  • But since your reverend wisdom hath discovered this Jewish queen to be a sorceress, perchance it may account fully for his enamoured folly.
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • (editor's note:  This is a British spelling. Americans use enamored.)
  • There was enough to praise, and if I came across as enamored by their talents, it would make sense to be confused about who to choose.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • In some desperation we finally made a sally toward the enamored pair.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • But this tall beautiful girl—this woman, I should say—sitting next to me, so Eritrean and so enamored of things Italian, messed up my speech.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Not because he didn't want to, not because he was enamored of the bachelor scene, but simply because it was impossible.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  True Believer
  • She seems enamored of you, Wolleck.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • Nevertheless, Lincoln is enamored.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • And then was he so enamoured upon her that he wist not whether he were on horseback or on foot.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D'Arthur
  • (editor's note:  This is a British spelling. Americans use enamored.)
  • Italian monks who became enamoured of certain aunts would return to Italy to discard their robes and return to find the women already married.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • (editor's note:  This is a British spelling. Americans use enamored.)
  • Morning after morning he had sat before the portrait, wondering at its beauty, almost enamoured of it, as it seemed to him at times.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • (editor's note:  This is a British spelling. Americans use enamored.)
  • For Clyde was now hopelessly enamored of Sondra and by no means to be changed, or moved even, by anything in connection with Roberta.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy

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