enchanting

adjective en·chant·ing \ in-ˈchan-tiŋ , en- \
|Updated on: 3 Jun 2018

Definition of enchanting

: powerfully pleasing, appealing, or delightful : charming
  • enchanting music
  • an enchanting story
  • a book with enchanting illustrations
  • One of the most enchanting museums in London is also one of the world's most important for architectural and design drawings.
  • —Allison Eckardt Ledes

enchantingly

adverb
    • an enchantingly beautiful landscape
    • A young woman … smiled out at us enchantingly
    • —Stephanie Burgis

Examples of enchanting in a Sentence

  1. visitors have long found the Highlands of Scotland to be an enchanting place

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First Known Use of enchanting

1589

in the meaning defined above

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ENCHANTING Defined for Kids

enchanting

adjective en·chant·ing \ in-ˈchan-tiŋ \

Definition of enchanting for Students

: very attractive : charming
  • an enchanting smile


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