Enchanting



[en-chan-ting, -chahn-] /ɛnˈtʃæn tɪŋ, -ˈtʃɑn-/

adjective
1.
charming; captivating:
an enchanting smile.
[en-chant, -chahnt] /ɛnˈtʃænt, -ˈtʃɑnt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to subject to magical influence; bewitch:
fairytales about witches who enchant handsome princes and beautiful maidens.
2.
to delight to a high degree:
Her gaiety and wit have enchanted us all.
3.
to impart a magic quality or effect to.
/ɪnˈtʃɑːntɪŋ/
adjective
1.
pleasant; delightful
/ɪnˈtʃɑːnt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to cast a spell on; bewitch
2.
to delight or captivate utterly; fascinate; charm
v.

late 14c., literal and figurative, from Old French enchanter “bewitch, charm, cast a spell” (12c.), from Latin incantare (see enchantment). Or perhaps a back-formation from enchantment. Related: Enchanting; enchantingly. Enchanted in weakened sense of “delighted” is from 1590s.

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