What does fascination mean?

Definitions for fascination
ˌfæs əˈneɪ ʃənfas·ci·na·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fascination.

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

  2. Fascination(noun)

    the state or condition of being fascinated

  3. Fascination(noun)

    that which fascinates; a charm; a spell

  4. Origin: [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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How to say fascination in sign language?

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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. Anne Forde:

    I was a kid when he was involved in these crimes, it's just been a fascination for me ever since.

  2. Andrew Ross Sorkin:

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

  3. Mizzade Martha:

    At our dinner party, we will exemplify America’s fascination with food, entertaining and celebrity.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of fascination

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