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adjective in·ter·est·ing \ˈin-t(ə-)rəs-tiŋ; ˈin-tə-ˌres-, ˈin-ˌtres-; ˈin-tərs-\

Definition of interesting

  1. :  holding the attention :  arousing interest

interestingness

noun

Examples of interesting in a sentence

  1. This is one of the most interesting books I've read all year.

  2. It will be interesting to see how she decides to spend the money.

  3. This building has an interesting history.

  4. I don't find politics very interesting.

  5. I found it interesting to learn that she had once lived in California.

  6. Most of what he said wasn't interesting to me.

1768

First Known Use of interesting

1768


INTERESTING Defined for English Language Learners

interesting

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adjective in·ter·est·ing \ˈin-t(ə-)rəs-tiŋ; ˈin-tə-ˌres-, ˈin-ˌtres-; ˈin-tərs-\

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

interesting

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adjective in·ter·est·ing \ˈin-trə-stiŋ, ˈin-tə-rə-\

Definition of interesting for Students

  1. :  holding the attention :  not dull or boring <an interesting story>

interestingly

adverb


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