intrigued

adjective
in·​trigued | \ in-ˈtrēgd How to pronounce intrigued (audio) \

Definition of intrigued

: having one's interest, desire, or curiosity strongly aroused Cricket was intrigued, but I decided it wasn't good enough for her, and we moved to the sprawling Marriott resort, a complex of pretty lawns and pools with swim-up bars on the Chao Phraya river.Food and Wine And all the time she laughed, he watched, a smile quirking the corners of his mouth, as though he were both intrigued and delighted that he had done this, that he had made her laugh so suddenly and uncontrollably.— Rachel Joyce

First Known Use of intrigued

1908, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of intrigued was in 1908

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“Intrigued.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intrigued. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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