verb (used with object), fas·ci·nat·ed, fas·ci·nat·ing.
verb (used without object), fas·ci·nat·ed, fas·ci·nat·ing.
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The authors of the study don’t yet know if it is possible to create the ideal calcium environment in the brain for sleep or to control how much sleep people need, but these are questions that fascinate sleep researchers.Why do brains need sleep? These ‘twinkling’ star-shaped cells may help us find out|Rachael Zisk|September 29, 2020|Popular Science
I knew I wanted to study psychology because I was just fascinated by human behavior.
A keen brewer and fermenter, Merlin is fascinated by the relationships that arise between humans and more-than-human organisms.The Fungal Evangelist Who Would Save the Bees - Issue 90: Something Green|Merlin Sheldrake|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
In her youth, though fascinated, she dared not wear cowries, for they were seen as demonic objects that linked men to spirits.Lafalaise Dion Takes ESSENCE On A Personal Journey|Nandi Howard|September 4, 2020|Essence.com
Tuomas Sandholm, a computer scientist at Carnegie Mellon University, is not a poker player—or much of a poker fan, in fact—but he is fascinated by the game for much the same reason as the great game theorist John von Neumann before him.The Deck Is Not Rigged: Poker and the Limits of AI|Maria Konnikova|August 7, 2020|Singularity Hub
Mr. Bachner stayed because he realized the city is filled with artisans and the possibilities fascinated him.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They wrote about subjects that they knew intimately, or that troubled or fascinated them, which is what all novelists do.
But people were fascinated with what we were doing, and what we were shooting.#Setinthestreet: Your Street Corner Is Their Art Project|James Joiner|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Are you endlessly fascinated by the human condition or disturbed by it?
Hitchcock was fascinated when I pointed out the similarity, and considered it at some length.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Still, gambling seemed to be made particularly fascinating here, and he wanted to be fascinated, wanted it badly.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
Something in her eyes attracted and fascinated, and at the same time troubled Mr. Mason, he scarcely knew why.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
She was fascinated by this aptitude, but presently she was still more fascinated by the subtle use that he was making of it.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Once upon a time she had fascinated Worse when he was a mate, during a certain boating excursion by moonlight.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
His archæological knowledge, which fascinated Niebuhr, is of small account to-day.The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi|Giacomo Leopardi