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Pronunciation:  en'chantmunt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a magical spell
  2. [n]  a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual
  3. [n]  a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation

ENCHANTMENT is a 11 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: bewitchment, captivation, enthrallment, fascination, spell, trance
 See Also: black art, black magic, captivation, fascination, liking, mental state, possession, psychological state, sorcery



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\En*chant"ment\, n. [F. enchantement.]
1. The act of enchanting; the production of certain wonderful
   effects by the aid of demons, or the agency of supposed
   spirits; the use of magic arts, spells, or charms;

         After the last enchantment you did here. --Shak.

2. The effect produced by the act; the state of being
   enchanted; as, to break an enchantment.

3. That which captivates the heart and senses; an influence
   or power which fascinates or highly delights.

         Such an enchantment as there is in words. --South.

Syn: Incantation; necromancy; magic; sorcery; witchcraft;
     spell; charm; fascination; witchery.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are under the spell of enchantment, forewarns that you will be exposed to some evil in the form of pleasure if you are not careful. Dreaming that your are trying to enchant others, foretells that you will fall into evil. To resist enchantment means that your good advise and counsel will be much sought after.
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