fascinated

[ fas-uh-ney-tid ]
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adjective
  1. having the attention attracted and held by a person or thing having unique power or charm, unusual character, etc.; enthralled or captivated:The nature trail guide opened one of the boxes to let the fascinated onlookers view two baby bluebirds inside.

  2. strongly interested or intrigued by something:I'm speaking now not as a lawyer, just as a fascinated observer of mankind.

verb
  1. the simple past tense and past participle of fascinate.

Origin of fascinated

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Other words from fascinated

  • fas·ci·nat·ed·ly, adverb
  • half-fas·ci·nat·ed, adjective
  • qua·si-fas·ci·nat·ed, adjective
  • un·fas·ci·nat·ed, adjective

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