adjective \ˈin-t(ə-)rəs-tiŋ; ˈin-tə-ˌres-, ˈin-ˌtres-; ˈin-tərs-\

: attracting your attention and making you want to learn more about something or to be involved in something : not dull or boring

Full Definition of INTERESTING

:  holding the attention :  arousing interest
in·ter·est·ing·ness noun


  1. This is one of the most interesting books I've read all year.
  2. It will be interesting to see how she decides to spend the money.
  3. This building has an interesting history.
  4. I don't find politics very interesting.
  5. I found it interesting to learn that she had once lived in California.
  6. Most of what he said wasn't interesting to me.

First Known Use of INTERESTING



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