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enchantment

Noun

1 a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual [syn: captivation, enthrallment, fascination]
2 a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation [syn: spell, trance]
3 a magical spell [syn: bewitchment]

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Pronunciation

Noun

  1. The act of enchanting or the feeling of being enchanted.
  2. Something that enchants; a magical spell.

Extensive Definition

Enchantment may refer to:
enchantment in Italian: Incantesimo

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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