enchanting

  • 1 Enchanting — En*chant ing, a. Having a power of enchantment; charming; fascinating. {En*chant ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 enchanting — index attractive, moving (evoking emotion), provocative, sapid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 enchanting — charming, captivating, alluring, fascinating, bewitching, attractive (see under ATTRACT) Analogous words: *delightful, delectable: *pleasant, pleasing, grateful, gratifying Contrasted words: repulsive, repugnant, revolting, loathsome, *offensive …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 enchanting — [adj] fascinating, delightful alluring, appealing, attractive, beguiling, bewitching, captivating, charming, delectable, endearing, enthralling, entrancing, exciting, glamorous, intriguing, lovely, pleasant, pleasing, ravishing, seductive, siren …

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  • 5 enchanting — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ delightfully charming or attractive. DERIVATIVES enchantingly adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 enchanting — [en chan′tiŋ, inchan′tiŋ] adj. 1. charming; delightful 2. bewitching; fascinating enchantingly adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 enchanting — en|chant|ing [ınˈtʃa:ntıŋ US ınˈtʃæn ] adj very pleasant or attractive ▪ an enchanting place ▪ an enchanting story ▪ The child looked enchanting in a pale blue dress. >enchantingly adv …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 enchanting — [[t]ɪntʃɑ͟ːntɪŋ, tʃæ̱nt [/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe someone or something as enchanting, you mean that they are very attractive or charming. She s an absolutely enchanting child... The overall effect is enchanting …

    English dictionary

  • 9 Enchanting — Enchant En*chant , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enchanted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enchanting}.] [F. enchanter, L. incantare to chant or utter a magic formula over or against one, to bewitch; in in, against + cantare to sing. See {Chant}, and cf. {Incantation} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 enchanting — adjective very attractive: The child looked enchanting in a pale blue dress. | an enchanting romantic comedy enchantingly adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 enchanting — adjective Date: 1593 charming < an enchanting smile > • enchantingly adverb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 enchanting — enchantingly, adv. /en chan ting, chahn /, adj. charming; captivating: an enchanting smile. [1545 55; ENCHANT + ING2] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 13 enchanting — adjective an enchanting ballerina Syn: captivating, charming, delightful, bewitching, beguiling, adorable, lovely, attractive, appealing, engaging, winning, fetching, winsome, alluring, disarming, seductive, irresistible, fascinating; dated …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 14 enchanting — adjective capturing interest as if by a spell bewitching smile Roosevelt was a captivating speaker enchanting music an enthralling book antique papers of entrancing design a fascinating woman • Syn: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 enchanting — adjective Having the ability to enchant; charming, delightful …

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  • 16 enchanting — Synonyms and related words: Circean, absorbing, alluring, appealing, appetizing, arresting, attractive, authoritative, beguiling, bewitching, blandishing, cajoling, captivating, catching, charismatic, charming, coaxing, come hither, consequential …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 enchanting — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. mesmerizing, bewitching, spellbinding, charming, captivating, alluring, entrancing, hypnotic, beguiling, enthralling. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Pleasing to the eye or mind: attractive, bewitching,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 enchanting — en|chant|ing [ ın tʃæntıŋ ] adjective very interesting and attractive ╾ en|chant|ing|ly adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 enchanting — en chant·ing || tɪŋ adj. charming, delightful, attractive; bewitching en·chant || ɪn tʃɑːnt v. charm, captivate, fascinate; bewitch by means of magical spells and incantations, entrance …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 enchanting — a. Charming, captivating, fascinating, bewitching, delightful, rapturous, enrapturing, blissful, ravishing, Circean …

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