fascinating

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adjective fas·ci·nat·ing \ˈfas-ˌnā-tiŋ, ˈfa-sə-ˌnā-\

Definition of fascinating

  1. :  extremely interesting or charming :  captivating <a fascinating documentary> <gave a fascinating account of the expedition>

fascinatingly

play \ˈfas-ˌnā-tiŋ-lē, ˈfa-sə-ˌnā-\ adverb

Examples of fascinating in a sentence

  1. <the fascinating cities and peoples of central Asia have been intriguing travelers at least since the time of Marco Polo>

  2. <the fascinating—but dubious—legend that Pocahontas rescued John Smith from certain death>

Origin and Etymology of fascinating

see fascinate


First Known Use: 1638


FASCINATING Defined for English Language Learners

fascinating

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adjective fas·ci·nat·ing \ˈfas-ˌnā-tiŋ, ˈfa-sə-ˌnā-\

Definition of fascinating for English Language Learners

  • : very interesting or appealing


FASCINATING Defined for Kids

fascinating

adjective fas·ci·nat·ing \ˈfa-sə-ˌnā-tiŋ\

Definition of fascinating for Students

  1. :  extremely interesting or charming <a fascinating story>



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