enchantment

Part of speech: noun

The act of enchanting, or the state of being en chanted; illusive charm.

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Usage examples "enchantment":

  1. A pause of silence ensued at the conclusion of the piece, and continued till a general sigh seemed to awaken the audience from their enchantment. - "A Sicilian Romance", Ann Radcliffe.
  2. Even as many another before him, he left its charmed shores only to know himself haunted by that irresistible regret,- unlike any other,- which is the enchantment of the land upon all who wander away from it. - "Two Years in the French West Indies", Lafcadio Hearn.
  3. The enchantment of the garden held him. - "The Enchanted Castle", E. Nesbit.