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).




  • (enchant)
  • Adjective

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

    (en interjection)
  • (dated)
  • yearn


    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) giernan, from (etyl) .


    (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 .


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