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SPELLBINDING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does spellbinding mean? 

SPELLBINDING (adjective)
  The adjective SPELLBINDING has 1 sense:

1. attracting and holding interest as if by a spell

  Familiarity information: SPELLBINDING used as an adjective is very rare.


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SPELLBINDING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Attracting and holding interest as if by a spell

Synonyms:

mesmeric; mesmerizing; spellbinding; hypnotic

Context examples:

read the bedtime story in a hypnotic voice / she had a warm mesmeric charm / the sheer force of his presence was mesmerizing / a spellbinding description of life in ancient Rome

Similar:

attractive (pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm)


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