enchantment

[en-chant-muhnt, -chahnt-]
noun
1.
the art, act, or an instance of enchanting.
2.
the state of being enchanted.
3.
something that enchants: Music is an enchantment that never fails.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English enchantement < Anglo-French, Old French < Latin incantāmentum. See enchant, -ment


1. magic, sorcery, fascination, witchery. 3. spell, charm.
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enchantment (ɪnˈtʃɑːntmənt)
 
n
1.  the act of enchanting or state of being enchanted
2.  a magic spell or act of witchcraft
3.  great charm or fascination

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enchantment
c.1300, from O.Fr. enchantement, from enchanter "bewitch, charm," from L. incantare, lit. "chant (a magic spell) upon," from in- "upon, into" + cantare "to sing." Cf. O.E. galdor "song," also "spell, enchantment," from galan "to sing," source of the second element in nightingale.
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Example sentences
Both were a form of magic, both were a game of intricate enchantment and
  deception.
The only enchantment, however, is the one that put some part of your brain to
  sleep for so many years.
No demon or magus possesses him, no enchantment holds him.
In this disenchanted world, they re-enchant you, not in a falsely sweet or
  obvious way but in a special form of enchantment.
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