fascination

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noun fas·ci·na·tion \ˌfa-sə-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of fascination

  1. 1a :  the quality or power of fascinatingb :  something fascinating

  2. 2 :  the state of being fascinated :  the state of feeling an intense interest in something

Examples of fascination in a sentence

  1. the fascination that the subject of dinosaurs has for most children

1605

First Known Use of fascination

1605


FASCINATION Defined for Kids

fascination

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noun fas·ci·na·tion \ˌfa-sə-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of fascination for Students

  1. :  a great interest in or attraction to something



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