entrancingly


Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to entrancingly: intrinsically

en·trance 1

 (ĕn′trəns)
n.
1. The act or an instance of entering.
2. A means or point by which to enter.
3. Permission or power to enter; admission: gained entrance to medical school.
4. The point, as in a musical score, at which a performer begins.
5. The first entry of an actor into a scene.
6. Nautical The immersed part of a ship's hull forward of the middle body.

[Middle English entraunce, right to enter, from Old French, from entrer, to enter; see enter.]

en·trance 2

 (ĕn-trăns′)
tr.v. en·tranced, en·tranc·ing, en·tranc·es
1. To put into a trance.
2. To fill with delight, wonder, or enchantment: a child who was entranced by a fairy tale. See Synonyms at charm.

en·trance′ment n.
en·tranc′ing·ly adv.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

entrancingly

(ɪnˈtrɑːnsɪŋlɪ)
adv
in an entrancing manner
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Translations

entrancingly

[ɪnˈtrɑːnsɪŋlɪ] ADV [play, dance, sing] → maravillosamente
she is entrancingly beautifultiene una belleza cautivadora
it's entrancingly simplees tan sencillo que resulta fascinante
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

entrancingly

advbezaubernd; it’s entrancingly simplees ist bestechend einfach
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

entrancingly

[ɪnˈtrɑːnsɪŋlɪ] advincantevolmente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
"The next morning Felix went out to his work, and after the usual occupations of Agatha were finished, the Arabian sat at the feet of the old man, and taking his guitar, played some airs so entrancingly beautiful that they at once drew tears of sorrow and delight from my eyes.
"Still, it is but proper that one so entrancingly lovely should have the best stuffing there is going.
This poem entrancingly translates into a piece of jewellery symbolic of victory of the spirit over the senses, of intelligence & wisdom, of knowledge.
The fantasy of recovering that lost scroll is, entrancingly, the premise of Umberto Eco's Name of the Rose.
But these, in the end, feel like nitpicking glitches in an entrancingly feel-good theatrical paean to our best instincts.
Variety praises the movie's visuals as "a coruscating explosion of pop-culture eye candy" with "entrancingly cool" creature cameos.