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Definition of Fascinating

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charming, enchanting; captivating, attractive
enchant, charm; captivate, attract
Fascinating Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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fascinating
adj
1. capable of arousing and holding the attention; "a fascinating story" [syn: absorbing, engrossing, gripping, riveting]


2. capturing interest as if by a spell; "bewitching smile"; "roosevelt was a captivating speaker"; "enchanting music"; "an enthralling book"; "antique papers of entrancing design"; "a fascinating woman" [syn: bewitching, captivating, enchanting, enthralling, entrancing]



English Phonetics

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Rheidiadus = a. fascinating
WordNet 2.0

Adjective
1. capable of arousing and holding the attention; "a fascinating story"
(synonym) absorbing, engrossing, gripping, riveting
(similar) interesting
2. capturing interest as if by a spell; "bewitching smile"; "Roosevelt was a captivating speaker"; "enchanting music"; "an enthralling book"; "antique papers of entrancing design"; "a fascinating woman"
(synonym) bewitching, captivating, enchanting, enthralling, entrancing
(similar) attractive

Verb
1. cause to be interested or curious
(synonym) intrigue
(hypernym) matter to, interest
(hyponym) grab, seize
(derivation) fascination, captivation
2. to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe; "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra"
(synonym) transfix, grip, spellbind
(hypernym) interest
(derivation) fascination, captivation
3. attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"
(synonym) capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, bewitch, entrance, enchant
(hypernym) attract, appeal
(hyponym) hold
(derivation) captivation, enchantment, enthrallment, fascination
Fascinating Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
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