Examples of interesting in a Sentence
This is one of the most interesting books I've read all year.
It will be interesting to see how she decides to spend the money.
This building has an interesting history.
I don't find politics very interesting.
I found it interesting to learn that she had once lived in California.
Most of what he said wasn't interesting to me.
Recent Examples of interesting from the Web
There is an interesting story behind that 10,000-square-foot colorful piece of art.
If Barcelona choose to pursue Guaita, the transfer saga surrounding him promises to be one of the more interesting stories of the summer.
Here are some of the more interesting events, deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently: ♦Milwaukee takes on a French flair July 12-15 with the annual Bastille Days street festival.
What's more interesting now is what still resonates, not what doesn't.
In the absence of Season One’s most compelling human characters, like Theresa Cullen and Dr. Ford, one-note side characters like Ashley Stubbs and Lee Sizemore have been given bigger roles—which has not, sadly, made them any more interesting.
With Jontay Porter opting to return to Missouri for his sophomore year, the next Mizzou basketball season became a lot more interesting.
In the meantime, the rollout for his Adidas line just got a lot more interesting.
But how Thomas shines that light is even more interesting.
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The Pronunciation and History of interesting
There are a number of ways to say interesting. It can have three syllables or four; it can have an accent only on the first syllable, or it can also have a secondary accent on the "res"; the first "e" can get ignored, resulting in a second syllable of "tres" rhyming with dress; or the second "e" can be ignored, resulting in a syllable that sounds like terse. All of these various pronunciations are well-established and occur in the speech of educated, native speakers of English.
The word interesting originally meant "of concern"; it was a synonym of important. It comes from the verb interest, which in its original use meant "to induce or persuade to participate or engage." If you were interested in something, you were not willing to be a bystander; you felt the need to participate or engage.
INTERESTING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of interesting for English Language Learners
: attracting your attention and making you want to learn more about something or to be involved in something : not dull or boring
INTERESTING Defined for Kids
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