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Synonyms for interesting
ˈɪn tər ə stɪŋ, -trə stɪŋ, -təˌrɛs tɪŋin·ter·est·ing

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  1. interestingadjective

    Synonyms:
    absorbing

    Antonyms:
    boring, uninteresting

  2. interestingadjective

    Arousing or holding the attention or interest of someone.

    Synonyms:
    absorbing

    Antonyms:
    uninteresting, boring

Princeton's WordNet

  1. interestingadjective

    arousing or holding the attention

    Antonyms:
    irksome, soporific, ho-hum, wearisome, ponderous, tiresome, insipid, putdownable, soporiferous, prosaic, pedestrian, deadening, slow, boring, jejune, tedious, prosy, narcotic, dull, uninteresting, earthbound

Editors Contribution

  1. captivating

    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  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. interestingadjective

    Synonyms:
    engaging, attractive, pleasing, entertaining

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#5461attractive
#7013curious
#7014affecting
#8204meaningful
#9253fascinating
#12615appealing
#13862worthwhile
#16174intriguing
#18643noteworthy
#19926absorbing

How to use interesting in a sentence?

  1. Sam Bompas:

    I don't think ideas are particularly special or precious, there's this notion that some people are creative, and some people aren't. But I think everyone's creative. If you go to the pub, loads of people are having conversations with interesting ideas, but most people don't then spend the next two or three years trying to make it happen.

  2. Dominic Kwiatkowski:

    This new resistance locus is particularly interesting because it lies so close to genes that are gatekeepers for the malaria parasite's invasion machinery, we now need to drill down at this locus to characterise these complex patterns of genetic variation more precisely and to understand the molecular mechanisms by which they act.

  3. Susan Sontag:

    It is not altogether wrong to say that there is no such thing as a bad photograph -- only less interesting, less relevant, less mysterious ones.

  4. Chasten Buttigieg:

    About a year and a half ago, my husband came home from work and told me, well, he asked me,' What do you think about running for president ?' And I laughed. Not at him but at life, because life gave me some interesting experiences on my way to find Pete.

  5. Dawn Sumner:

    I find it a very interesting and exciting study because the hydrology of the Dry Valleys has a complicated history and there's been very little data abut what's happening in the subsurface.


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