fascinated
fascinated fascinated adj. 1. having the attention fixed by a sense of wonder.

Syn: hypnotized, hypnotised, mesmerized, mesmerised, spellbound, transfixed. [WordNet 1.5]

2. intensely interested in or attracted by; as, I'm very interested in birds; in fact I'm fascinated by them. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • fascinated — [adj] captivated, spellbound absorbed, aroused, attracted, beguiled, bewitched, charmed, dazzled, delighted, enamored, enchanted, engrossed, enraptured, enthralled, enticed, entranced, excited, fond of, hypnotized, infatuated, in love with,… …   New thesaurus

  • fascinated — adj. 1) fascinated at, with (fascinated at the spectacle of a rocket launching) 2) fascinated to + inf. (I was fascinated to learn of their work) * * * with (fascinated at the spectacle of a rocket launching) fascinated at fascinated to + inf. (I …   Combinatory dictionary

  • fascinated — fas|ci|nat|ed [ fæsı,neıtəd ] adjective very interested or attracted by someone or something: fascinated by/with: We are all fascinated by new technology. be fascinated to do something: I d be fascinated to know what you really think …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fascinated — UK [ˈfæsɪneɪtɪd] / US [ˈfæsɪˌneɪtəd] adjective very interested or attracted by someone or something fascinated by/with: We are all fascinated by new technology. be fascinated to do something: I d be fascinated to know what you really think …   English dictionary

  • fascinated — fas|ci|nat|ed [ˈfæsıneıtıd] adj [not before noun] extremely interested by something or someone ▪ I was fascinated by her voice. fascinated to see/hear/learn etc ▪ Ed was fascinated to see gorillas in the wild …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fascinated — [[t]fæ̱sɪneɪtɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ by/with n If you are fascinated by something, you find it very interesting and attractive, and your thoughts tend to concentrate on it. I sat on the stairs and watched, fascinated... A new… …   English dictionary

  • fascinated — adjective (not before noun) extremely interested by something or someone (+ by): I was fascinated by her voice. | fascinated to discover/hear/learn etc: Listeners will be fascinated to hear that Oprah has lost more than 50lbs …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Fascinated — Infobox Single Name = Fascinated Caption = Artist = Company B from Album = Company B A side = B side = Released = 1987 Format = Recorded = Genre = Dance pop, Hi NRG, freestyle Length = Label = Atlantic Records Writer = Ish Ledesma Producer = Ish… …   Wikipedia

  • Fascinated — Fascinate Fas ci*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fascinated}, p. pr. & vb. n.. {Fascinating}.] [L. fascinare; cf. Gr. ?????????? to slander, bewitch.] 1. To influence in an uncontrollable manner; to operate on by some powerful or irresistible charm;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fascinated — Synonyms and related words: agape, aghast, agog, all agog, amazed, arrested, astonished, astounded, at gaze, attracted, awed, awestruck, becharmed, beguiled, bewildered, bewitched, breathless, captivated, cathectic, caught, charm bound, charmed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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