En*chant"ment (?), n. [F. enchantement.]


The act of enchanting; the production of certain wonderful effects by the aid of demons, or the agency of supposed spirits; the use of magic arts, spells, or charms; incantation.

After the last enchantment you did here. Shak.


The effect produced by the act; the state of being enchanted; as, to break an enchantment.


That which captivates the heart and senses; an influence or power which fascinates or highly delights.

Such an enchantment as there is in words. South.

Syn. -- Incantation; necromancy; magic; sorcery; witchcraft; spell; charm; fascination; witchery.


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