enticement

[ en-tahys-muh nt ]
/ ɛnˈtaɪs mənt /

noun

the act or practice of enticing, especially to evil.
the state of being enticed.
something that entices; allurement.

Nearby words

  1. enthusiast,
  2. enthusiastic,
  3. enthymeme,
  4. entia,
  5. entice,
  6. enticing,
  7. entire,
  8. entire function,
  9. entirely,
  10. entirety

Origin of enticement

1275–1325; Middle English < Old French; see entice, -ment

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Word Origin and History for enticement

enticement

n.

c.1300, "thing which entices;" 1540s, "action of enticing;" from Old French enticement, from enticier (see entice).

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