Definitions for fascinatingˈfæs əˌneɪ tɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fas•ci•nat•ingˈfæs əˌneɪ tɪŋ(adj.)

  1. of intense interest or attraction; enchanting; captivating.

Origin of fascinating:

1640–50

fas′ci•nat`ing•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. absorbing, engrossing, fascinating, gripping, riveting(adj)

    capable of arousing and holding the attention

    "a fascinating story"

  2. bewitching, captivating, enchanting, enthralling, entrancing, fascinating(adj)

    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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. fascinating(adjective)ˈfæs əˌneɪ tɪŋ

    intensely interesting

    a fascinating woman; His story was fascinating.

Wiktionary

  1. fascinating(Adjective)

    Having interesting qualities; captivating; attractive.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fascinating

    of Fascinate

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fascinating' in Adjectives Frequency: #705


Translations for fascinating

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

fascinating(adjective)

very charming, attractive or interesting

a fascinating story.

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