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ˌfæs əˈneɪ ʃənfas·ci·na·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fascination, captivation(noun)

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

  2. captivation, enchantment, enthrallment, fascination(noun)

    a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual

  3. fascination(noun)

    the capacity to attract intense interest

    "he held the children spellbound with magic tricks and other fascinations"

Wiktionary

  1. fascination(Noun)

    The act of fascinating, bewitching, or enchanting; enchantment; witchcraft; the exercise of a powerful or irresistible influence on the affections or passions; unseen, inexplicable influence.

  2. fascination(Noun)

    The state or condition of being fascinated.

  3. fascination(Noun)

    That which fascinates; a charm; a spell.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fascination(noun)

    the act of fascinating, bewhiching, or enchanting; enchantment; witchcraft; the exercise of a powerful or irresistible influence on the affections or passions; unseen, inexplicable influence

    Etymology: [L. fascinatio; cf. F. fascination.]

  2. Fascination(noun)

    the state or condition of being fascinated

    Etymology: [L. fascinatio; cf. F. fascination.]

  3. Fascination(noun)

    that which fascinates; a charm; a spell

    Etymology: [L. fascinatio; cf. F. fascination.]

Freebase

  1. Fascination

    "Fascination" is the tenth episode of season three of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the 56th episode overall.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Fascination

    the power, originally ascribed to serpents, of spell-binding by the eye.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fascination in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fascination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of fascination in a Sentence

  1. John Greenewald:

    People have this fascination when it comes to UFOs, we can have our speculation that it’s top secret, but we simply don’t know.

  2. Mark Twain:

    Youth, large, lusty, loving- Youth, full of grace, force, fascination. Do you know that Old Age may come after you with equal grace, force, fascination

  3. Philip Stone:

    Dark tourism suggests a morbid fascination with death, but it's more about living and connecting with our world, politics and heritage, in a secular society... the Internet and tourism can provide meaning.

  4. John Wayne:

    Don't ever for a minute make the mistake of looking down your nose at westerns. They're art - the good ones, I mean. They deal in life and sudden death and primitive struggle, and with the basic emotions - love, hate, and anger - thrown in. We'll have westerns films as long as the cameras keep turning. The fascination that the Old West has will never die. And as long as people want to pay money to see me act, I'll keep on making westerns until the day I die.

  5. Andrew Ross Sorkin:

    Our collective fascination with money and power has only risen in this post-financial crisis world.

Images & Illustrations of fascination

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