\Spell”bound`\, a. Bound by, or as by, a spell.
adj : having your attention fixated as though by a spell [syn: fascinated, hypnotized, mesmerized, transfixed]
Past tense of spellbind.
spellq·bound Pronunciation Key (spe~lbound)
Entranced by or as if by a spell; fascinated.
tr.v. spellq·bound, (-bound) spellq·bindq·ing, spellq·binds
To hold under or as if under a spell; enchant or fascinate.
[Back-formation from spellbound.]
Spellbind \Spell”bind`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spellbound; p. pr. & vb. n. Spellbinding.] To bind or hold by, or as if by, a spell or charm; to fascinate, esp. by eloquence of speech, as in a political campaign. — Spell\”bind`er, n.