Enchantment - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪnˈtʃæntmənt|  American pronunciation of the word enchantment
Brit.  |ɪnˈtʃɑːntm(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word enchantment

noun

- a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual (syn: captivation, enthrallment, fascination)
- a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation (syn: spell, trance)
- a magical spell (syn: bewitchment)

Examples

Our enchantment faded when we found that the house needed even more repairs.

the enchantment of a snowy field bathed in moonlight

He writes about the dangers as well as the enchantments of sailing.

The wilderness campsite had its own peculiar enchantment.

Mary's enchantment with orchids dates back to 1951.

Word forms

noun
singular: enchantment
plural: enchantments
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