from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being enamoured; a falling desperately in love.


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  • _Julie_, the most consummate utterance that I at least know, in that division of literature, of the union of sensual with transcendental enamourment.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century

  • Oh! Dulcie, Dulcie, your friends could not have thought it of you -- not even Clary, tolerably misled on her own account, would have believed you serious in your enamourment, though you had gone down on your knees and sworn it to them.

    Girlhood and Womanhood The Story of some Fortunes and Misfortunes

  • Buffalmacco everything and they took order together in secret what they should do with him in the matter of this his enamourment.

    The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

  • Thereupon the countess, beginning with her first enamourment, recounted to her who she was and all that had betided her to that day after such a fashion that the gentlewoman, putting faith in her words and having, indeed, already in part heard her story from others, began to have compassion of her.

    The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio


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