absorbing, engrossing, fascinating, gripping, riveting(adj)
capable of arousing and holding the attention
"a fascinating story"
bewitching, captivating, enchanting, enthralling, entrancing, fascinating(adj)
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"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
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How to use fascinating in a sentence?
We get the headlines then we see what the back stories are, it’s fascinating. I mean, the one consistency with virtually all the shows I do is I start off with the premise that we are all social beings. Throughout history, we’ve loved telling stories and hearing stories about ourselves … it’s all about human interaction. Once we were in the town square — now the only thing that’s changed is the size of the neighborhood.
This is going to be a new territory, a new set of fascinating questions, and it will not be an easy thing for the Obama administration to give bankruptcy judges the power.
It was fascinating, an amazing experience.
To me it’s fascinating how a labor of love or a hobby can turn into the next great thing.
It's a really iconic species in our local kelp forests, and it's fascinating because it's big, it's beautiful and it changes sex.
Translations for fascinating
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- fascinador, fascinantCatalan, Valencian
- okouzlující, fascinujícíCzech
- fængslende, fascinerende, betagendeDanish
- faszinierend, bezauberndGerman
- شگفت انگیزPersian
- hurmaava, kiehtova, mielenkiintoinen, lumoavaFinnish
- passionnant, fascinantFrench
- очарова́тельный, обворожи́тельный, плени́тельныйRussian
- hấp dẫnVietnamese
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