What is another word for enchantment?

498 synonyms found


[ ɛnt͡ʃˈantmənt], [ ɛnt‍ʃˈantmənt], [ ɛ_n_tʃ_ˈa_n_t_m_ə_n_t]

Enchantment is a magical or mysterious spell that evokes delight or wonder in someone. It is a word that brings to mind images of fairy tales, mythical creatures, and enchanting landscapes. Some synonyms for enchantment might include magic, fascination, charm, allurement, captivation, or spellbinding. Each of these words describes an element of what makes something enchanting, whether it is the mesmerizing power of a spell or the irresistible pull of something captivating. Other synonyms for enchantment might include appeal, attraction, fascination, magnetism, allure, or enticement. These words all describe a sense of being drawn to something irresistible and alluring, something that has the power to capture our attention and hold it in rapt fascination.

Synonyms for Enchantment:

What are the hypernyms for Enchantment?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Enchantment?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for enchantment (as nouns)

What are the opposite words for enchantment?

Antonyms for the word "enchantment" can include terms such as disenchantment, disappointment, disillusionment, and frustration. Disenchantment refers to the loss of magical or mysterious qualities, leading to a sense of dispiritedness or negativity. Disappointment and disillusionment both indicate a sense of letdown, unfulfilled expectations, or a disillusioning realization of reality. Frustration connotes a sense of anger or sense of failure, often associated with a sense of being held back or prevented from achieving success. Collectively, these antonyms paint a picture of disappointment, dissatisfaction, and negativity; the opposite of the wonder and magic that arise from enchantment.

Usage examples for Enchantment

Or is the past from being far off always in glory, as distance lends enchantment to the view; and so the world becomes orbed "into the perfect star We saw not, when we moved therein?"
"A Key to Lord Tennyson's 'In Memoriam'"
Alfred Gatty
Thus two frightful hours went by; and then, as if by enchantment, the trap was suddenly raised, and the blessed sunlight flowed in once more upon us.
"A Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas"
Fanny Loviot
She sat there sipping her beer, smiling divinely when she caught his eye, yet with an air of invincible abstraction, as though under some enchantment.
William McFee

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