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ˌfæs əˈneɪ ʃənfas·ci·na·tion

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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

  3. fascinationnoun

    the capacity to attract intense interest

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

Wiktionary

  1. fascinationnoun

    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. fascinationnoun

    The state or condition of being fascinated.

  3. fascinationnoun

    That which fascinates; a charm; a spell.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fascinationnoun

    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

  2. Fascinationnoun

    the state or condition of being fascinated

  3. Fascinationnoun

    that which fascinates; a charm; a spell

  4. 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 Burrison:

    I think 'Murder Kroger' also reflects a fascination with crime and violence (as evidenced by the number of 'cop shows' on commercial TV, and in folklore, the large number of American murder ballads). I wouldn't call that fascination uniquely American, but ours is certainly a violent country compared with many others.

  2. P. G. Wodehouse:

    The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.

  3. Linh Nyugen:

    I haven't lost my fascination with Inbound Japan yet, but perhaps Inbound Japan may need to realize that Inbound Japan needs foreigners as opposed to the other way around.

  4. Jai Courtney:

    We were really interested in finding the vulnerability with that character, and there's great relationships to explore, not only with his fascination with regards to Sarah and his responsibility to her, you've got this very interesting, twisted family world.

  5. Oscar Wilde:

    As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.

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    applied to a fish depicted horizontally
    • A. lacerate
    • B. naiant
    • C. bibulous
    • D. ostensive

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