fascinating
adjective Date: 1638 extremely interesting or charming ; captivating • fascinatingly adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • fascinating — adj. 1. capable of holding the attention; as, a fascinating story. Syn: absorbing, engrossing, gripping, riveting, spellbinding. [WordNet 1.5] 2. capturing interest as if by a spell; as, a fascinating woman. Syn: bewitching, captivating,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fascinating — index attractive, sapid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fascinating — charming, bewitching, enchanting, captivating, alluring, attractive (see under ATTRACT) Analogous words: *delightful, delectable: luring, enticing, seducing or seductive, tempting (see corresponding verbs at LURE) Contrasted words: *repugnant,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • fascinating — [adj] interesting, spellbinding alluring, appealing, attractive, bewitching, captivating, charming, compelling, delectable, delightful, enchanting, engaging, engrossing, enticing, glamorous, gripping, intriguing, irresistible, ravishing, riveting …   New thesaurus

  • fascinating — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, prove, sound ▪ His testimony in court could prove fascinating. ▪ become ▪ seem …   Collocations dictionary

  • fascinating — adj. 1) fascinating to + inf. (it s fascinating to listen to her) 2) fascinating that + clause (it s fascinating that migratory birds never get lost) * * * [ fæsɪneɪtɪŋ] fascinating that + clause (it s fascinating that migratory birds never get… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • fascinating — fas|ci|nat|ing [ fæsı,neıtıŋ ] adjective ** making you very interested or attracted: a fascinating story/person/place it is fascinating to do something: It will be fascinating to see who the Association appoints. find someone/something… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fascinating */*/ — UK [ˈfæsɪneɪtɪŋ] / US [ˈfæsɪˌneɪtɪŋ] adjective making you very interested or attracted a fascinating story/person/place it is fascinating to do something: It will be fascinating to see who the Association appoints. find someone/something… …   English dictionary

  • fascinating — fas|ci|nat|ing S3 [ˈfæsıneıtıŋ] adj extremely interesting ▪ a fascinating book ▪ That sounds absolutely fascinating . find sb/sth fascinating ▪ I found him quite fascinating. >fascinatingly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fascinating — [[t]fæ̱sɪneɪtɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe something as fascinating, you find it very interesting and attractive, and your thoughts tend to concentrate on it. Madagascar is the most fascinating place I have ever been to... Her perceptions… …   English dictionary

  • fascinating — adjective extremely interesting: a fascinating book | find sb/sth fascinating: I found his tale of a wild and lawless life fascinating. fascinatingly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”