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Meaning of bewitching by Wiktionary Dictionary

bewitching


    Etymology

    See bewitch

    Noun

    bewitching ( plural: bewitchings )

    1. The act by which somebody is bewitched; a curse or enchantment .

    Adjective

    bewitching ( comparative more bewitching, superlative most bewitching )

    1. Enchanting .


Explanation of bewitching by Wordnet Dictionary

bewitching


    Adjective
    1. capturing interest as if by a spell

    2. bewitching smile


    Definition of bewitching by GCIDE Dictionary

    bewitching


    1. Bewitch v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bewitched ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Bewitching.]
      1. To gain an ascendency over by charms or incantations; to affect ( esp. to injure ) by witchcraft or sorcery.

      See how I am bewitched; behold, mine arm

      Is like a blasted sapling withered up. Shak.

      2. To charm; to fascinate; to please to such a degree as to take away the power of resistance; to enchant.

      The charms of poetry our souls bewitch. Dryden.

      Syn. -- To enchant; captivate; charm; entrance.

    2. Bewitching, a. Having power to bewitch or fascinate; enchanting; captivating; charming. -- Bewitchingly, adv. -- Bewitchingness, n.