enchantment


en·chant·ment

noun \in-ˈchant-mənt, en-\

: a feeling of being attracted by something interesting, pretty, etc. : the state of being enchanted

: a quality that attracts and holds your attention by being interesting, pretty, etc.

: a magic spell

Full Definition of ENCHANTMENT

1
a :  the act or art of enchanting
b :  the quality or state of being enchanted
2
:  something that enchants <the enchantments of sailing>

Examples of ENCHANTMENT

  1. Our enchantment faded when we found that the house needed even more repairs.
  2. the enchantment of a snowy field bathed in moonlight
  3. He writes about the dangers as well as the enchantments of sailing.
  4. stories about wizards and enchantments

First Known Use of ENCHANTMENT

13th century

Other Occult Terms

augury, censor, invocation, lucidity, metempsychosis, mojo, numinous, preternatural, weird, wraith

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