enchanted


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en·chant

 (ĕn-chănt′)
tr.v. en·chant·ed, en·chant·ing, en·chants
1. To cast a spell over; bewitch.
2. To attract and delight; entrance. See Synonyms at charm.

[Middle English enchanten, from Old French enchanter, from Latin incantāre, to utter an incantation, cast a spell : in-, against; see en-1 + cantāre, to sing, frequentative of canere; see kan- in Indo-European roots.]

enchanted

(ɪnˈtʃɑːntɪd)
adj
1. under a spell; bewitched; magical
2. utterly delighted or captivated; fascinated; charmed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.enchanted - influenced as by charms or incantations
disenchanted - freed from enchantment

enchanted

adjective
1. bewitched, magic, possessed, charmed fairy stories of enchanted forests
Translations
مَسْحور
forheksetfortryllet
elvarázsolt
sem er í álögum
zakliaty
očaranzačaran
büyülüsihirli

enchanted

[ɪnˈtʃɑːntɪd] adj
(= delighted) [person] → enchanté(e)
to be enchanted with sth [+ place, event] → être enchanté(e) par qch
to be enchanted with sb → être charmé(e) par qn
(= under a spell) [person, place] → enchanté(e)

enchant

(inˈtʃaːnt) verb
1. to delight. I was enchanted by the children's concert.
2. to put a magic spell on. A wizard had enchanted her.
enˈchanted adjective
an enchanted castle.
enˈchanterfeminine enˈchantress noun
a person who enchants.
enˈchantment noun
1. the act of enchanting or state of being enchanted. a look of enchantment on the children's faces.
2. a magic spell.
3. charm; attraction. the enchantment (s) of a big city.
References in classic literature ?
To Jo's lively fancy, this fine house seemed a kind of enchanted palace, full of splendors and delights which no one enjoyed.
She now issued forth, as would appear, to defend the entrance, looking, we must needs say, amazingly like the dragon which, in fairy tales, is wont to be the guardian over an enchanted beauty.
The dominant spirit, however, that haunts this enchanted region, and seems to be commander-in-chief of all the powers of the air, is the apparition of a figure on horseback, without a head.
In this enchanted mood, thy spirit ebbs away to whence it came; becomes diffused through time and space; like Cranmer's sprinkled Pantheistic ashes, forming at last a part of every shore the round globe over.
But the bird has a voice, and with plaintive cries will make known her fear; but the fear of this vast dumb brute of the sea, was chained up and enchanted in him; he had no voice, save that choking respiration through his spiracle, and this made the sight of him unspeakably pitiable; while still, in his amazing bulk, portcullis jaw, and omnipotent tail, there was enough to appal the stoutest man who so pitied.
How, as by an enchanted wand, have its scenes been changed, since Chateaubriand wrote his prose-poetic description of it,[1] as a river of mighty, unbroken solitudes, rolling amid undreamed wonders of vegetable and animal existence.
They were so troubled about my enchanted clothes that they were mightily relieved, at last, when old Merlin swept the difficulty away for them with a com- mon-sense hint.
One afternoon I got lost in the woods about a mile from the hotel, and presently fell into a train of dreamy thought about animals which talk, and kobolds, and enchanted folk, and the rest of the pleasant legendary stuff; and so, by stimulating my fancy, I finally got to imagining I glimpsed small flitting shapes here and there down the columned aisles of the forest.
Eager inquiries concerning the twins were pouring into their enchanted ears all the time; each was the constant center of a group of breathless listeners; each recognized that she knew now for the first time the real meaning of that great word Glory, and perceived the stupendous value of it, and understand why men in all ages had been willing to throw away meaner happiness, treasure, life itself, to get a taste of its sublime and supreme joy.
Did you ever read Cinderella, or The Yellow Dwarf, or The Enchanted Frog, or The Fair One with Golden Locks?
My brother and sister will be enchanted with this place.
They now proceeded to address divers remarks and reproofs to Miss Smith, who was charged with the care of the linen and the inspection of the dormitories: but I had no time to listen to what they said; other matters called off and enchanted my attention.