en·​chant·​ing in-ˈchan-tiŋ How to pronounce enchanting (audio)
: 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

visitors have long found the Highlands of Scotland to be an enchanting place
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Word History

First Known Use

1589, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of enchanting was in 1589

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“Enchanting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enchanting. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

Kids Definition


: having great charm and attraction
enchantingly adverb

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