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Definition of enchantment noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[uncountable] (formal) a feeling of great pleasure
  2. 2[uncountable] the state of being under a magic spell (= words that have special powers) It was a place of deep mystery and enchantment.
  3. 3[countable] (literary) = spell They had been turned to stone by an enchantment.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: enchantment