What is another word for enrapture?

493 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɛnɹˈapt͡ʃə], [ ɛnɹˈapt‍ʃə], [ ɛ_n_ɹ_ˈa_p_tʃ_ə]

Enrapture is a word that expresses the intense feeling of being captivated or entranced. There are several synonyms for enrapture that can be used to describe this feeling, including captivate, charm, beguile, mesmerize, and fascinate. To captivate someone is to hold them spellbound or to enrapture them with a compelling presence or experience. Charm suggests a subtle and captivating appeal that draws one in. Beguile implies a sense of being deceived or tricked, while mesmerize implies a hypnotic quality that creates a kind of trance-like state of complete absorption. Finally, fascinate suggests an intense attraction or fascination with something that sparks interest and draws one in.

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What are the hypernyms for Enrapture?

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

What are the opposite words for enrapture?

Enrapture is a verb that means to give intense pleasure or joy to someone. Its antonyms are words with meanings that are opposite or contrary to it. The opposite of enrapture is repel, which means to push away or cause to feel disgust. Another antonym is bore, which means to make someone feel uninterested or unengaged. Disinterest and dislike are further antonyms to enrapture. Finally, displease and disappoint are also antonyms to enrapture as they imply a sense of dissatisfaction or displeasure. All these antonyms convey a lack of the intense pleasure and joy that the word enrapture suggests.

What are the antonyms for Enrapture?

Usage examples for Enrapture

A profound scholar may astonish the world with scientific discoveries-pour upon mankind a flood of light-enrapture the immortal mind with theological eloquence-point erring man to the path of rectitude and render himself powerless by imprudent conduct.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution"
L. Carroll Judson
"Ah, your royal highness, I dreamed of the only thing which would ever surprise or enrapture me in this comical and good-for-nothing world.
"Berlin and Sans-Souci"
Louise Muhlbach
"To engage another artiste is to say to the world, that Barbarina no longer pleases, that she no longer has the power to enrapture the public, that her triumphs are over, and her day is past!
"Berlin and Sans-Souci"
Louise Muhlbach

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