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fascinating

adjective

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fascinating

verb
present participle of fascinate

Synonyms & Antonyms of fascinating (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to attract or delight as if by magic
  • for years the zoo's family of giant pandas have fascinated visitors

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2 to hold the attention of as if by a spell
  • I can gaze at the sea for hours, fascinated by the never-ending waves crashing upon the shore

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3 to hold the attention of
  • the subject of artificial intelligence fascinates me

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The first known use of fascinating was in 1618

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“Fascinating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fascinating. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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