fascinous

adj.

1660s, "caused by witchcraft," from Latin fascinum "charm, enchantment, witchcraft" (see fascinate) + -ous.


Nearby words

  1. fascinated,
  2. fascinating,
  3. fascination,
  4. fascinator,
  5. fascine,
  6. fascio-,
  7. fasciodesis,
  8. fasciola,
  9. fasciolar,
  10. fascioliasis

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper