Magical vs Unmagical - What's the difference?

magical | unmagical |

As adjectives the difference between magical and unmagical

is that magical is of or relating to magic while unmagical is not magical; without the aid of magic.



Alternative forms

* magicall (obsolete)


(en adjective)
  • Of or relating to magic.
  • Enchanting.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , title=(The China Governess) , chapter=Foreword citation , passage=He stood transfixed before the unaccustomed view of London at night time, a vast panorama which reminded him […] of some wood engravings far off and magical , in a printshop in his childhood.}}
    The fireworks created a magical atmosphere in that beautiful summer night.




  • Not magical; without the aid of magic.
  • Not magical: lacking sparkle or excitement.
  • * 1953 , Compton Mackenzie, Christopher Stone, The Gramophone
  • Jennifer Vyvyan is rather unmagical in the Nativity scene.

    Derived terms

    * unmagically