en·​soul in-ˈsōl How to pronounce ensoul (audio)
ensouled; ensouling; ensouls

transitive verb

: to endow or imbue with a soul
ensoulment noun

Word History

First Known Use

1605, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ensoul was in 1605

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“Ensoul.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ensoul. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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