Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Entranced by or as if by a spell; fascinated.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Bound by or as if by a spell; entranced; rapt; fascinated.

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

  • adjective Bound by, or as by, a spell.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Fascinated by something; entranced as if by a spell.

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

  • adjective having your attention fixated as though by a spell
  • adjective having your attention fixated as though by a spell

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Examples

  • Yeah, we stood around in spellbound silence while that demo was going on Paul.

    Interactive Smart board demo at OpenCoffee Limerick (video)

  • A couple weeks ago, I finished reading his American Gods, a fascinating story of myth and fantasy that kept spellbound from the first page to the last one.

    Reflective Surface - Archives: 2005 May

  • A couple weeks ago, I finished reading his American Gods, a fascinating story of myth and fantasy that kept spellbound from the first page to the last one.

    Reflective Surface - American Gods

  • The yard was full of people, but nobody had as yet said a word; awe and wonder held everybody in spellbound silence.

    Chronicles of Avonlea

  • I wasn't prepared to be quite as "spellbound" as Philip Pullman with The Seeing Stone because blurb hyperbole is starting to draw my attention lately and the book also had the pre-requisite word "Guardian" on the front cover.

    The Seeing Stone

  • Philip Pullman was "spellbound", Anne Fine was "so so jealous" and I was just mesmerised, start to finish.

    A Day with Kevin and Arthur

  • I wasn't prepared to be quite as "spellbound" as Philip Pullman with The Seeing Stone because blurb hyperbole is starting to draw my attention lately and the book also had the pre-requisite word "Guardian" on the front cover.

    The Seeing Stone

  • Philip Pullman was "spellbound", Anne Fine was "so so jealous" and I was just mesmerised, start to finish.

    A Day with Kevin and Arthur

  • Philip Pullman was "spellbound", Anne Fine was "so so jealous" and I was just mesmerised, start to finish.

    54 entries from April 2007

  • I wasn't prepared to be quite as "spellbound" as Philip Pullman with The Seeing Stone because blurb hyperbole is starting to draw my attention lately and the book also had the pre-requisite word "Guardian" on the front cover.

    54 entries from April 2007

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