filled with delight or wonder; enraptured; captivated: The two last songs soulfully bring the album to a lilting climax, leaving the entranced listener clamoring for more.
put into a trance; hypnotized: She honestly believes she spoke to her dead mother with the help of an entranced medium.
the simple past tense and past participle of entrance2.
- un·en·tranced, adjective
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How to use entranced in a sentence
My apartment was a granny flat over a garage, its separate entrance something I valued a lot, as I didn’t have to bother my landlord going in and out, and he usually never saw me and thus never got a chance to scam on me.
The northern entrance of Front Royal is a gateway town with all the quaint historic charm you’d expect from a small village settled in colonial times, as well as one of the best cheeseburgers in the state at Spelunker’s.The Ultimate Shenandoah National Park Travel Guide | Graham Averill | October 7, 2020 | Outside Online
He added how the first students in the program spent time building algae farms in their backyards, working with SpaceX engineers and taking college-level math classes upon entrance.With $2.7M in fresh funding, Sora hopes to bring virtual high school to the mainstream | Natasha Mascarenhas | October 2, 2020 | TechCrunch
I think the hospital setting is an easier entrance for people who are concerned about not having the strength, or the conviction, to feel they can weather this experience.How Psilocybin Can Save the Environment - Issue 90: Something Green | Mark MacNamara | September 30, 2020 | Nautilus
She later gained entrance to Harvard Law School but transferred to Columbia Law School, where she finished in a tie at the top of her class.
The leading military minds of Europe, Tuchman believes, were entranced by the cult of the offensive.Barbara Tuchman’s ‘The Guns of August’ Is Still WWI’s Peerless Chronicle | James A. Warren | September 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Now another monologue, also spoken by a woman who has experienced more than most can fathom, has left me entranced and devastated.
She is still entranced by his everyday kindness and belief that people “mean well”; his ability to fix things.The Daily Grind of Domesticity in Jenny Offill’s ‘Dept. of Speculation’ | Andrea Walker | February 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Instead, the writers appear too entranced by the sheer magnitude of their data-set (and seemingly want it even larger).
Pluto is god of the underworld whose wife Persephone sits frozen, entranced or asleep on her throne.
Will Wallace had left him by that time, and was listening entranced to the fervid exhortations of Dickson of Rutherglen.Hunted and Harried | R.M. Ballantyne
I stood entranced by the exquisite beauty and majesty of the naked creature until Prince Genner nudged me with an elbow.Valley of the Croen | Lee Tarbell
From the opening bar to the close of the Oratorio the club members listened entranced.The Leaven in a Great City | Lillian William Betts
So entranced was Cattledon that she never moved hand or foot, simply stood still and gazed.Johnny Ludlow, Fourth Series | Mrs. Henry Wood
It came to them really as a sort of divine explanation of a paganism which entranced but bewildered them.Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa | Edward Hutton