AskDefine | Define entranced

Dictionary Definition

entranced adj : filled with wonder and delight [syn: beguiled, captivated, charmed, delighted, enthralled]

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English

Pronunciation

  • /ɛnˈtrɑːnst/

Adjective

  1. Held at attention, as if by magic.

Quotations

  • 1956 — Arthur C. Clarke, The City and the Stars, p 37
    The entranced spectator was cut off from reality as long as the adventure lasted; it was as if he lived a dream yet believed he was awake.

Translations

held at attention, as if by magic
  • Finnish: haltioitunut, lumoutunut

Verb form

entranced
  1. past of entrance

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

agape, aghast, agog, all agog, amazed, astonished, astounded, at gaze, awed, awestruck, beguiled, bewildered, bewitched, breathless, bursting with happiness, captivated, carried away, castle-building, charmed, confounded, daydreaming, daydreamy, dreamful, dreaming, dreamlike, dreamy, dreamy-eyed, dreamy-souled, dumbfounded, dumbstruck, ecstatic, elate, elated, enchanted, enraptured, enravished, enthralled, exalted, exultant, fascinated, flabbergasted, flushed, freaked out, gaping, gauping, gazing, high, hypnotized, imparadised, in a trance, in awe, in awe of, in ecstasies, in heaven, in paradise, in raptures, in seventh heaven, jubilant, lost in wonder, marveling, mesmerized, on cloud nine, open-eyed, openmouthed, overjoyed, overjoyful, overwhelmed, pipe-dreaming, popeyed, possessed, puzzled, rapt, rapt in wonder, raptured, rapturous, ravished, rhapsodic, sent, spellbound, spelled, staggered, staring, stupefied, surprised, thunderstruck, tranced, transported, under a charm, wide-eyed, wonder-struck, wondering
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