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Synonyms for fascinating
ˈfæs əˌneɪ tɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. absorbing, engrossing, fascinating, gripping, riveting(adj)

    capable of arousing and holding the attention

    "a fascinating story"

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

    Antonyms:
    unattractive, uninteresting

  2. 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"

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

    Antonyms:
    unattractive, uninteresting

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fascinating

    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, captivating, charming, delightful, enchanting, enrapturing, entrancing, winning

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fascinating(a)

    Synonyms:
    charming, captivating, bewitching, siren, witching, entrancing

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fascinating":

    intriguing, exciting, riveting, -fascinating, interesting, compelling, amazing, mesmerizing, glamorous, captivating, mind-blowing

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#9412charming
#10180compelling
#12582delightful
#16174intriguing
#19926absorbing
#24483glamorous
#24869enchanting
#25980gripping
#28065captivating
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#52424mesmerizing
#54279engrossing
#70275enthralling
#85010bewitching
#117263entrancing

How to use fascinating in a sentence?

  1. Jerry Springerslow:

    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.

  2. Kendall Coffey:

    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.

  3. Carl Hoover:

    It was fascinating, an amazing experience.

  4. Jim Ryan:

    To me it’s fascinating how a labor of love or a hobby can turn into the next great thing.

  5. Jenn Caselle:

    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.


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