enamored enamored  /ɛ ˈnæ mərd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness

Usage(s):

  1. We have been enamored with the Red Planet since long before fertile imaginations transformed its windy canyons into alien canals.
  2. Coleen Rowley became enamored with the FBI's fictionalized ideal long before she heard of the real thing.
  3. It had become a campaign cult, too enamored with itself, with too much blabber about the money being raised on the Web and not enough about issues other than Iraq.

News

  1. amfAR Gala Well Played (If Not Well Wrangled): Uma Thurman

    I am enamored of what a diva Uma Thurman is becoming.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Go Fug Yourself

  2. Man refuses to testify against woman who allegedly shot him — so he can marry her

    This Brooklyn couple is ready to take another shot . . . at love. Randolph Costa says he’s still too enamored of his girlfriend to testify against her at her Brooklyn criminal trial — although she allegedly put a bullet in his head during an argument over money. “I’m just hoping they...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. LEDGER COLUMNIST

    Most of us, I believe, are enamored with anything ‘first.’ read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Gaffney Ledger

Quotes

  1. "This is a case where everyone was so enamored and felt so much sympathy for the Holocaust survivor, it just overwhelmed everyone in the case, including the jury," Daniel said in an interview with The Associated Press. "Now to find out that...
    on Aug 25, 2008 By: Daniel Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. "Even as a child," says Meloni, rubbing his closecropped head thoughftully, "I was enamored with the physical comedians _ Charlie Chaplin, Jerry Lewis, the (Three) Stooges. You can dismiss it as slapstick, but their athleticism, their...
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: Christopher Meloni Source: FOXNews

  3. "We are enamored with top speed," Foster told the Observer. "But we get more bang for our buck bringing curves up to 80 mph than running a short straightaway for 125 mph. If you could get an average speed of 90 mph with a couple of trains a...
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: David Foster Source: USA Today

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