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ˈfæs əˌneɪ tɪŋfas·ci·nat·ing

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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"

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

How to pronounce fascinating?

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How to say fascinating in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fascinating in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fascinating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of fascinating in a Sentence

  1. Robbie Collin:

    It's the most exciting press conference I have been at, I think. Cannes isn't known for its revelatory press conferences but that felt like a weird cinematic event in itself, what remains fascinating about Godard and his work, is that is he is the only director in competition so far, possibly the only one in the entire festival, whose films defy being chewed over in the course of a tweet or a thread of tweets.

  2. Harold Rosenberg:

    No degree of dullness can safeguard a work against the determination of critics to find it fascinating.

  3. Oscar Wilde:

    There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating: people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.

  4. Desiree Adaway:

    It's fascinating who becomes humanized for doing inhumane things, nobody wants to talk about the victims.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    There is hope beyond failure. Yes! So, never be depressed or discouraged if you encounter failure. Because, failure is an opportunity for you make your life more beautiful and more fascinating than it would have been if you had not failed. - Emeasoba George

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