Entrancement



[en-trans, -trahns] /ɛnˈtræns, -ˈtrɑns/

verb (used with object), entranced, entrancing.
1.
to fill with delight or wonder; enrapture.
2.
to put into a :
to be hypnotically entranced.
/ˈɛntrəns/
noun
1.
the act or an instance of entering; entry
2.
a place for entering, such as a door or gate
3.

4.
the coming of an actor or other performer onto a stage
/ɪnˈtrɑːns/
verb (transitive)
1.
to fill with wonder and delight; enchant
2.
to put into a trance; hypnotize
n.

1520s, “act of entering,” from Middle French entrance, from entrer (see enter). Sense of “door, gate” first recorded in English 1530s.
v.

“to throw into a trance,” 1590s, from en- (1) “put in” + trance (n.). Meaning “to delight” also is 1590s. Related: Entranced; entrancing.

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