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Synonyms for captivating
cap·ti·vat·ing

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. captivating

    That is charming or bewitching which is adapted to win others as by a magic spell. Enchanting, enrapturing, entrancing represent the influence as not only supernatural, but irresistible and delightful. That which is fascinating may win without delighting, drawing by some unseen power, as a serpent its prey; we can speak of horrible fascination. Charming applies only to what is external to oneself; delightful may apply to personal experiences or emotions as well; we speak of a charming manner, a charming dress, but of delightful anticipations. Compare AMIABLE; BEAUTIFUL.

    Synonyms:
    bewitching, charming, delightful, enchanting, enrapturing, entrancing, fascinating, winning

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. captivating

    Synonyms:
    charming, bewitching, fascinating, alluring, seductive, attractive

    Antonyms:
    hideous, loathsome, repulsive, uncaptivating, uninteresting

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bewitching, captivating, enchanting, enthralling, entrancing, fascinatingadjective

    capturing interest as if by a spell

    "bewitching smile"; "Roosevelt was a captivating speaker"; "enchanting music"; "an enthralling book"; "antique papers of entrancing design"; "a fascinating woman"

    Synonyms:
    bewitching, fascinating, enthralling, riveting, entrancing, absorbing, enchanting, gripping, engrossing

    Antonyms:
    unattractive

Editors Contribution

  1. interesting

    capable of holding interest; fascinating; appealing

    his captivating green eyes grabbed ahold of me and seemed to never let go.

    Submitted by anonymous on April 2, 2020  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. captivatingadjective

    Synonyms:
    bewitching, fascinating, enchanting, charming

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "captivating":

    gripping, fascinating

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#5461attractive
#9253fascinating
#9412charming
#12582delightful
#19926absorbing
#24869enchanting
#24966seductive
#25980gripping
#28065captivating
#37760riveting
#40081alluring
#54279engrossing
#70275enthralling
#85010bewitching
#117263entrancing

How to use captivating in a sentence?

  1. Gianni Onorato:

    I do think that Iran could be both a new market on the one side and can be also a destination, hormuz island can be very, very captivating for consumers.

  2. Erik Pevernagie:

    Life is a mysterious adventure full of unexpected happenings and captivating episodes with intriguing revelations. We just have to squeeze it gently and enjoy each drop. That is philosophy. (( "Waiting for the pieces to fall into place" )

  3. Guillemette Andreu:

    The museum, founded in 1824, is filled with treasures found in digs commissioned by Savoy kings and completed with the finds of Italian Egyptologist Ernesto Schiaparelli. The vast holdings include a captivating statue of Ramses II, one of the world's most important papyrus collections and nearly the entire contents of an architect's tomb dating back well over 3,000 years. The large-scale renovations nearly doubled the space, allowing many artifacts to be taken out of storage and a more complete and modern exposition of those already on display. The museum remained open during the years of work, rotating closures of wings. `' It is a very important improvement from an archaeological and Egyptological point of view.

  4. The Cohen:

    Every time we came to the property, the first thing we did was walk up the ladder and, in essence, see the view that we were going to have, that was captivating for us.

  5. Photographer Johnny Joo:

    See, many people can recognize an enchanting world within every raindrop rested atop the petals of a blossoming pink dahlia, but fail to notice how captivating they can still be when sat upon faded glass.


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