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