What does captivation mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fascination, captivationnoun

    the state of being intensely interested (as by awe or terror)

  2. captivation, enchantment, enthrallment, fascinationnoun

    a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual


  1. captivationnoun

    The act of captivating or the state of being captivated.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Captivationnoun

    The act of taking one captive.

    Etymology: from captivate.


  1. Captivation

    Captivation is a 1931 British romantic comedy film directed by John Harvel and starring Conway Tearle, Betty Stockfeld and Violet Vanbrugh.It was shot at the Beaconsfield Studios near London. A second feature, it has been classified as a quota quickie.


  1. captivation

    Captivation is a state or situation where an individual's attention is held or engaged intensely, often to the point of fascination or enchantment. This could be through attraction, interest, charm, or the compelling nature of someone or something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Captivationnoun

    the act of captivating

  2. Etymology: [L. capticatio.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of captivation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of captivation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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