AskDefine | Define fascinating

Dictionary Definition

fascinating adj
1 capable of arousing and holding the attention; "a fascinating story" [syn: absorbing, engrossing, gripping, riveting]
2 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" [syn: bewitching, captivating, enchanting, enthralling, entrancing]

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Adjective

  1. Having interesting qualities; captivating; attractive.

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Verb

fascinating
  1. present participle of fascinate

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