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Synonyms for interesting
ˈɪn tər ə stɪŋ, -trə stɪŋ, -təˌrɛs tɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. interesting(adj)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. interesting(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    absorbing

    Antonyms:
    boring, uninteresting

  2. interesting(adjective)

    Arousing or holding the attention or interest of someone.

    Synonyms:
    absorbing

    Antonyms:
    uninteresting, boring

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. interesting(a.)

    Synonyms:
    engaging, attractive, pleasing, entertaining

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How to use interesting in a sentence?

  1. Don McHenry:

    To find somebody that you didnt know anything about for 70 years, it was really interesting to find.

  2. De La Hoya:

    It’s interesting to see how long we’re going to take to build, the need for it to marinate just a bit, i like my meat medium rare. I’m not a guy who likes to over cook my meat.

  3. Paul Dergarabedian:

    He’s very much tuned into the indie world and the specialized film vibe, it’s just a way to get out the kind of edgy, interesting and sometimes enlightening content that these films sometimes provide.

  4. Rita Colwell:

    These are interesting organisms and range in scale from massive global epidemics -- cholera -- to infrequent but lethal infections -- Vibrio vulnificus.

  5. David Damore:

    It'll be interesting to see how the candidates play that strategy, if you advertise in Vegas, you're getting three-fourths of the voters, but the most Republican parts of the state are the hardest to reach.

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