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Synonyms for fascination
ˌfæs əˈneɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fascination, captivation(noun)

    the state of being intensely interested (as by awe or terror)

    enthrallment, enchantment, captivation

  2. captivation, enchantment, enthrallment, fascination(noun)

    a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual

    captivation, enchantment, bewitchment, spell, trance, enthrallment

  3. fascination(noun)

    the capacity to attract intense interest

    "he held the children spellbound with magic tricks and other fascinations"

    enthrallment, enchantment, captivation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fascination(n.)

    enchantment, spell, charm, witchery, witchcraft, magic, sorcery

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fascination(n)

    enchantment, witchcraft, bewitchery, sorcery, magic, witchery, captivation, charm, enravishment

    disenchantment, disillusionment

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    glamour, passion

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  1. John Wayne:

    Don't ever for a minute make the mistake of looking down your nose at westerns. They're art - the good ones, I mean. They deal in life and sudden death and primitive struggle, and with the basic emotions - love, hate, and anger - thrown in. We'll have westerns films as long as the cameras keep turning. The fascination that the Old West has will never die. And as long as people want to pay money to see me act, I'll keep on making westerns until the day I die.

  2. Anne Forde:

    I was a kid when he was involved in these crimes, it's just been a fascination for me ever since.

  3. Czon:

    Think it’s my fear and fascination for women that makes my images.If you look really closely, the men are always supporting roles, a shadow play and always inferior.

  4. Herbert Hoover:

    Engineering is a great profession. There is the fascination of watching a figment of the imagination emerge through the aid of science to a plan on paper. Then it moves to realisation in stone or metal or energy. Then it brings homes to men or women. Then it elevates the standard of living and adds to the comforts of life. This is the engineer's high privilege.

  5. P. G. Wodehouse:

    The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.

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