What does enchantment mean?

Definitions for enchantment
ɛnˈtʃænt mənt, -ˈtʃɑnt-en·chant·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. captivation, enchantment, enthrallment, fascinationnoun

    a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual

  2. enchantment, spell, trancenoun

    a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation

  3. enchantment, bewitchmentnoun

    a magical spell


  1. enchantmentnoun

    The act of enchanting or the feeling of being enchanted.

  2. enchantmentnoun

    Something that enchants; a magical spell.

  3. enchantmentnoun

    Something that is enchanted.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Enchantmentnoun

    Etymology: enchantement, French.

    The Turks thought that horrible tempest was brought upon them by the charms and enchantments of the Persian magicians. Richard Knolles, History of the Turks.

    Warmth of fancy will carry the loudest and most universal applause, which holds the heart of a reader under the strongest enchantment. Alexander Pope, Iliad. Preface to the.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Enchantmentnoun

    the act of enchanting; the production of certain wonderful effects by the aid of demons, or the agency of supposed spirits; the use of magic arts, spells, or charms; incantation

  2. Enchantmentnoun

    the effect produced by the act; the state of being enchanted; as, to break an enchantment

  3. Enchantmentnoun

    that which captivates the heart and senses; an influence or power which fascinates or highly delights


  1. Enchantment

    Enchantment is the fourth music recording/album featuring the voice of 15-year-old soprano Charlotte Church, released in 2001. Enchantment was Church's last classical studio album with any original material; her next album, Prelude: The Best of Charlotte Church, would be a "best of" collection, and she subsequently changed from the classical to the pop genre with her album, Tissues and Issues, her final album with Sony Music.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of enchantment in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of enchantment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of enchantment in a Sentence

  1. Lucretius:

    From the very fountain of enchantment there arises a taste of bitterness to spread anguish amongst the flowers.

  2. Erik Pevernagie:

    Rather than constantly grumbling about "owning", "not owning" or "not possessing enough", why not delight in the healing enchantment of the little moments of every day. ( "Keeping up with the Joneses" )

  3. Erik Pevernagie:

    Perhaps life is an art, an enchantment, a fairy tale, an adventurous story trimmed with alluring episodes, an act with players who seem to be what they are actually not. We cannot, however, expect people to accept the make belief which some actors try to fool into believing. ( " He did not know that she knew " )

  4. W. H. Auden:

    False enchantment can last a lifetime.

  5. Francois Balloux:

    While we are preoccupied and fascinated by Omicron, Delta, the old enemy of the summer is still here causing damage, we have all got to be vaccinated. All this enchantment with Omicron is not an excuse to not get vaccinated.

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