Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of enthrall.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. held in slavery.
  • adj. filled with wonder and delight.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. filled with wonder and delight

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Yet Tea Party acolytes remain enthralled by those who are selling them a bill of goods to build their own ratings, their electoral prospects or their speaker fees -- with little regard for whether they are leading America further down a path of cynicism, and contributing to the further dysfunction of a political system that seems incapable of addressing the real and deepening problems that we face.

    David Paul: The Problem Is Not Jon Stewart

  • A novel that will hold the reader enthralled from the first to the last sentence.

    No Safe Place: Summary and book reviews of No Safe Place by Richard North Patterson.

  • Even his haughty, sullen expression enthralled her.

    Warlock

  • I spent most of my career in Arizona dealing with a legislature out there which has not incorrectly been characterized as enthralled with special interests.

    Vp Gore And Secretary Babbitt Briefing

  • London, a marvellous fairyland to her; tell her of "rags" in which he had played the leading part; of things he had done when he was in Rio for three months -- Rio! the very name enthralled her!

    Captivity

  • DuBois, who had become an associate pastor at a small evangelical church while still an undergrad at Boston University, says he was "enthralled" by Obama's references to faith.

    Obama’s New Gospel

  • It is equally impossible to imagine any one being "enthralled" by _Euphues_.

    The English Novel

  • No. 46, says he's not "enthralled" with business on the Internet.

    Purchasing - Top Stories

  • Hibbert remembers being "enthralled" at the prestige, pageantry and professionalism on display.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Hauck said he was "enthralled" with the company's capabilities.

    Kennebec Journal News

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.