Fascinous Fas"ci*nous, a. [L. fascinum witchcraft, akin to fascinare. See {Fascinate}.] Caused or acting by witchcraft. [Obs.] ``Fascinous diseases.'' --Harvey. [1913 Webster]

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  • fascinous — 1660s, caused by witchcraft, from L. fascinum charm, enchantment, witchcraft (see FASCINATE (Cf. fascinate)) + OUS (Cf. ous) …   Etymology dictionary

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