en·​chant·​ed | \ in-ˈchan-təd How to pronounce enchanted (audio) , en- \

Definition of enchanted

1 : placed under or as if under a magic spell an enchanted forest/island : having or seeming to have a magical quality an enchanted evening A journey beneath a rig is an excursion to an enchanted realm.— Paul K. Driessen
2 : made to feel delightfully pleased or charmed I was enchanted, ravished with pleasure by what I saw.— Robert Garis His many previous works have attracted a loyal, enchanted following.— George Johnson Hollywood may be in a tizzy over the upcoming movie version of his … first novel, … but others aren't nearly as enchanted.— Steve Daly

Other Words from enchanted

enchantedly adverb
… trying to provide one of the first-round upsets to which the public is so enchantedly accustomed. — Alexander Wolff

First Known Use of enchanted

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Learn More About enchanted

Time Traveler for enchanted

Time Traveler

The first known use of enchanted was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Dictionary Entries Near enchanted



Enchanted Mesa

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for enchanted

Cite this Entry

“Enchanted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enchanted. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on enchanted

Nglish: Translation of enchanted for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of enchanted for Arabic Speakers


Test Your Vocabulary

Great Words for Scrabble

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!