fascination

noun fas·ci·na·tion \ ˌfa-sə-ˈnā-shən \
|Updated on: 5 Aug 2018

Definition of fascination

1 a : the quality or power of fascinating
b : something fascinating
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

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First Known Use of fascination

1605

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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fascination

noun fas·ci·na·tion \ ˌfa-sə-ˈnā-shən \

Definition of fascination for Students

: a great interest in or attraction to something


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