pleasing or delighting
"endowed with charming manners"; "a charming little cottage"; "a charming personality"
charming, magic, magical, sorcerous, witching(a), wizard(a), wizardly(adj)
possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers
"charming incantations"; "magic signs that protect against adverse influence"; "a magical spell"; "'tis now the very witching time of night"- Shakespeare; "wizard wands"; "wizardly powers"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
That is charming or bewitching which is adapted to win others as by a magic spell. Enchanting, enrapturing, entrancing represent the influence as not only supernatural, but irresistible and delightful. That which is fascinating may win without delighting, drawing by some unseen power, as a serpent its prey; we can speak of horrible fascination. Charming applies only to what is external to oneself; delightful may apply to personal experiences or emotions as well; we speak of a charming manner, a charming dress, but of delightful anticipations. Compare AMIABLE; BEAUTIFUL.
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Translations for charming
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- очарователен, чаровенBulgarian
- võluv, veetlev, kütkestavEstonian
- ihastuttava, viehättäväFinnish
- 귀엽다, 매력적인Korean
- charmoso, simpático, encantadorPortuguese
- încântător, fermecător, șarmant, carismaticRomanian
- очаровательный, прелестныйRussian
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