Definition for entrancing (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), en·tranced, en·tranc·ing.
Examples from the Web for entrancing
The steady, entrancing rhythms are a well-established motif in dramatizations of the American war in Vietnam.
Its emotional core is also sure, and serious, entrancing and relatively dark.Teju Cole’s Keen Eye Spares No One—Himself Included|Benjamin Lytal|July 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The war is an entrancing possibility, but not yet a reality, and it remains that way throughout the novel.American Dreams: 'A Time to Be Born' by Dawn Powell|Nathaniel Rich|May 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But the red curtain was drawn aside once again, and an entrancing spectacle brought all the little folks to their feet.A Love Episode|Emile Zola
It was entrancing thus to be gliding noiselessly over a perfectly calm sea, with so many attendant elements of beauty.Under the Southern Cross|Maturin M. Ballou
Hugh never had seen her so entrancing as she was in that dim light, her face the picture of proud defiance.Nedra|George Barr McCutcheon
The latter merely expresses the rage of the momentary mushroom against the immortal, entrancing, and exquisitely lovely orchid.Miscellaneous Aphorisms; The Soul of Man|Oscar Wilde
It is a relatively long and beautiful spiral form, and now the movement in the field is entrancing.
British Dictionary definitions for entrancing (1 of 2)
- the power, liberty, or right of entering; admission
- (as modifier)an entrance fee
Word Origin for entrance
British Dictionary definitions for entrancing (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for entrancing (1 of 2)
1520s, "act of entering," from Middle French entrance, from entrer (see enter). Sense of "door, gate" first recorded in English 1530s.