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Enthralled vs Enamored - What's the difference?

enthralled | enamored |

As adjectives the difference between enthralled and enamored

is that enthralled is extremely happy or excited while enamored is totally in love.

As verbs the difference between enthralled and enamored

is that enthralled is past tense of enthrall while enamored is past tense of enamor.

enthralled

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Extremely happy or excited
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  • At 18 I was fortunate enough to receive an offer to study at Oxford University. I was enthralled with the exciting new world around me and tried desperately to fit in.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (enthrall)
  • enamored

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (British spelling) enamoured * (obsolete) , inamoured

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Totally in love.
  • She's enamored of her new boyfriend.

    Synonyms

    * (totally in love) head over heels, twitterpated

    Verb

    (head)
  • (enamor)
  • Anagrams

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