Enchanted vs Yearn - What's the difference?

enchanted | yearn |


As verbs the difference between enchanted and yearn

is that enchanted is (enchant) while yearn is to long, have a strong desire (for something) or yearn can be (scotland) to curdle, as milk.

As an adjective enchanted

is charmed, delighted, enraptured.

As an interjection enchanted

is (dated).

enchanted

English

Verb

(head)
  • (enchant)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Charmed, delighted, enraptured.
  • Under the influence of enchantment.
  • Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • (dated)
  • yearn

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) giernan, from (etyl) .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To long, have a strong desire (for something).
  • * All I yearn for is a simple life.
  • To long for something in the past with melancholy, nostalgically
  • To be pained or distressed; to grieve; to mourn.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Falstaff he is dead, and we must yearn therefore.
  • To pain; to grieve; to vex.
  • * Shakespeare
  • It would yearn your heart to see it.
  • * Shakespeare
  • It yearns me not if men my garments wear.
    Derived terms
    () * yearner * yearnful * yearnly * yearning * yearnsome * yearny

    Etymology 2

    See .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (Scotland) To curdle, as milk.
  • Anagrams

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