What does gripping mean?

Definitions for gripping
ˈgrɪp ɪŋgrip·ping

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. absorbing, engrossing, fascinating, gripping, rivetingadjective

    capable of arousing and holding the attention

    "a fascinating story"

Wiktionary

  1. grippingadjective

    Catching the attention; exciting; interesting; absorbing; fascinating.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gripping in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gripping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of gripping in a Sentence

  1. Toronto Mississauga paleontologist Kirstin Brink:

    But the serrations were most efficient for piercing flesh and gripping it while ripping off a chunk of meat, called the 'puncture and pull' feeding style.

  2. Stanley Kubrick:

    You're free to speculate as you wish about the philosophical and allegorical meaning of the film—and such speculation is one indication that it has succeeded in gripping the audience at a deep level—but I don't want to spell out a verbal road map for 2001 that every viewer will feel obligated to pursue or else fear he's missed the point.

  3. Norihiro Fujito:

    Fears are gripping fund managers. They are now reducing stocks and increasing cash to protect their funds, and when fears dominate, you could see some amazing pricings.

  4. Carole Baron:

    It is a remarkable narrative -- gripping and moving -- and not surprisingly, a book that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.

  5. Gail Halperin:

    It is a horrifying, gripping, devastating disease that plays havoc on the family and on the patient.

Images & Illustrations of gripping

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