Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective filled with wonder and delight.

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  • adjective Held at attention, as if by magic.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of entrance.

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  • adjective filled with wonder and delight

Etymologies

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From en- + trance ("daze")

Examples

  • They were entranced from the moment they saw her movie poster.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • He has left to Egypt as good as spin entranced, mesmerized, drugged by Cleopatra.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • He has left to Egypt as good as spin entranced, mesmerized, drugged by Cleopatra.

    Philadelphia Reflections: Shakspere Society of Philadelphia

  • They were entranced from the moment they saw her movie poster.

    Brain Dump

  • I absolutely loved this book and was entranced from the moment I started reading.

    Reader reviews of Mao's Last Dancer by Li Cunxin.

  • The reader is entranced from the moment he is introduced to the young cannibal Aruanã until the story ends with Amilcar da Silva gazing from a Brasília skyscraper at the vast sertão, the heart of the country that was unconquerable for nearly five centuries.

    Brazil: Summary and book reviews of Brazil by Errol Uys.

  • And how they were suckered into even thinking about it .... let alone being 'entranced' ...

    Liberty Has Been Lost

  • Lyne has the blessing of the ultimate Nabokov purist, the late novelist's son Dmitri, and the project seems to be a long-term labor of love: he became "entranced" by the novel 10 years ago.

    Waiting For Humbert

  • Be "entranced" by this moaning indie-bollocks if you will, but I for one couldn't give a toss about this or any other Saddle Creek band.

    Drowned In Sound // Feed

  • Be "entranced" by this moaning indie-bollocks if you will, but I for one couldn't give a toss about this or any other Saddle Creek band.

    Drowned In Sound // Feed

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