Definition of distance lends enchantment to the view in English:

distance lends enchantment to the view

phrase

proverb
  • Things look better from further away.

    • ‘There is a certain uncanny fascination about haunted houses, but it is one of which it may emphatically be said that distance lends enchantment to the view.’
    • ‘Maybe distance lends enchantment to the view, but I remember him being quite good.’
    • ‘Tastes change, interpretations change, distance lends enchantment to the view.’
    • ‘Ah, but distance lends enchantment to the view; when you see a ship five miles away, she is as beautiful as a swan.’
    • ‘When science is excellent, distance lends enchantment to the view.’