Enchanting vs Graceful - What's the difference?

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Enchanting is a related term of graceful.

As adjectives the difference between enchanting and graceful

is that enchanting is having the ability to enchant; charming, delightful while graceful is having or showing grace in movement, shape, or proportion.

As a verb enchanting

is .

As a noun enchanting

is an act of enchantment.




  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having the ability to enchant; charming, delightful.
  • * 2013 , Daniel Taylor, Rickie Lambert's debut goal gives England victory over Scotland'' (in ''The Guardian , 14 August 2013)[http://www.theguardian.com/football/2013/aug/14/england-scotland-international-friendly]
  • "Fairytale" is an over-used word in football but there is certainly something enchanting about the Lambert story, rejected as a teenager at Liverpool and then playing at, among others, Blackpool, Rochdale, Stockport and Bristol Rovers.


    (en noun)
  • An act of enchantment.
  • * 1841 , Alfred Beesley, The History of Banbury (page 256)
  • graceful


    Alternative forms

    * gracefull (archaic)


    (en adjective)
  • Having or showing grace in movement, shape, or proportion.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , title=(The China Governess) , chapter=1 citation , passage=The half-dozen pieces […] were painted white and carved with festoons of flowers, birds and cupids. […]  The bed was the most extravagant piece.  Its graceful cane halftester rose high towards the cornice and was so festooned in carved white wood that the effect was positively insecure, as if the great couch were trimmed with icing sugar.}}


    * graceless * clumsy

    Derived terms

    * gracefulness