fascinating

[ fas-uh-ney-ting ]
/ ˈfæs əˌneɪ tɪŋ /
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adjective

of great interest or attraction; enchanting; charming; captivating: a fascinating story; fascinating jewelry.

Nearby words

  1. fasciculus gracilis,
  2. fasciectomy,
  3. fasciitis,
  4. fascinate,
  5. fascinated,
  6. fascination,
  7. fascinator,
  8. fascine,
  9. fascinous,
  10. fascio-

Origin of fascinating

First recorded in 1640–50; fascinate + -ing2

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British Dictionary definitions for fascinatingly

fascinating

/ (ˈfæsɪˌneɪtɪŋ) /

adjective

arousing great interest
enchanting or alluringa fascinating woman
Derived Formsfascinatingly, adverb

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