Incantation meaning

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The definition of an incantation is a series of words used in a chant, in magic or used to cast a spell.

The words chanted by a witch to catch a spell are an example of an incantation.

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Ritual recitation of verbal charms or spells to produce a magic effect.
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A formula used in ritual recitation; a verbal charm or spell.
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A conventionalized utterance repeated without thought or aptness; a formula.

The pious incantations of the administration.

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The chanting of words or formulas that are believed to cast a spell or perform other magic.
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Words or a formula so chanted.
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The act or process of using formulas and/or usually rhyming words, sung or spoken, with occult ceremonies, for the purpose of raising spirits, producing enchantment, or creating other magical results.
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A formula of words used as above.
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Origin of incantation

Middle English incantacioun from Old French incantation from Late Latin incantātiō incantātiōn- spell from Latin incantātus past participle of incantāre to enchant enchant