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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