- to subject to magical influence; bewitch: fairytales about witches who enchant handsome princes and beautiful maidens.
- to delight to a high degree: Her gaiety and wit have enchanted us all.
- to impart a magic quality or effect to.
Origin of enchant
Synonyms for enchant
Examples from the Web for unenchanted
Historical Examples of unenchanted
I never spoke for my part to a fairy princess, or heard as much from any unenchanted or enchanting maiden.The Virginians
William Makepeace Thackeray
Gold turned to dirt in an unenchanted atmosphere, food withered away and vanished.
- to cast a spell on; bewitch
- to delight or captivate utterly; fascinate; charm
Word Origin for enchant
late 14c., literal and figurative, from Old French enchanter "bewitch, charm, cast a spell" (12c.), from Latin incantare (see enchantment). Or perhaps a back-formation from enchantment. Related: Enchanting; enchantingly. Enchanted in weakened sense of "delighted" is from 1590s.