engaging or exciting and holding the attention or curiosity: an interesting book.
arousing a feeling of interest: an interesting face.
Idioms about interesting
in an interesting condition, (of a woman) pregnant.
- in·ter·est·ing·ly, adverb
- in·ter·est·ing·ness, noun
- un·in·ter·est·ing, adjective
- un·in·ter·est·ing·ly, adverb
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How to use interesting in a sentence
I saw an interesting stat from my college friend Dan Feldman just now.We Could Have Watched Raptors-Celtics Game 6 All Day | Chris Herring (firstname.lastname@example.org) | September 10, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
I think the universal-grammar controversy is interesting because it points to larger cultural wars about nature and nurture within science.Talking Is Throwing Fictional Worlds at One Another - Issue 89: The Dark Side | Kevin Berger | September 9, 2020 | Nautilus
It’s interesting to compare the Buccaneers with the Saints, though, because Brady is also very, very old yet also has a talented supporting cast.What To Watch For In An Abnormally Normal 2020 NFL Season | Neil Paine (email@example.com) | September 9, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
I was missing my time spent in transit—the subway commute and travel to our other offices—when I would catch up on personal email, interesting articles, or just unplug.How this year’s 40 Under 40 are surviving the pandemic | jonathanvanian2015 | September 7, 2020 | Fortune
They shot different numbers of vortex loops into the tank, at different frequencies, often getting them to combine in interesting ways.An Unexpected Twist Lights Up the Secrets of Turbulence | David H. Freedman | September 3, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
Interestingly, if Grimm is expelled, he is not legally prohibited from running in the special election for his seat.
Interestingly, The Interview was the one movie that was not stolen and made available online by those who hacked Sony.Inside the ‘Surprisingly Great’ North Korean Hacker Hotel | Michael Daly | December 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Interestingly, the PLOS Medicine article noted, Otsuka makes the same claim for schizophrenia as it does for bipolar disorder.Mother’s Little Anti-Psychotic Is Worth $6.9 Billion A Year | Jay Michaelson | November 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Interestingly, just a month before 9/11, that number was at only about 40 percent.
Interestingly, there is often a resistance from fans to hear that beloved characters might even be women at all.Is ‘Magic: The Gathering’ Immune to GamerGate Misogyny? | David Levesley | October 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
His entire physiognomy was interestingly saturnine—even cadaverously pale.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe | Edgar Allan Poe
The subsequent editions of this curious book are interestingly enumerated by Mr. Mavor, in his edition of Tusser.On the Portraits of English Authors on Gardening, | Samuel Felton
Here is a story unbesmirched by the love element, exceedingly plausible and interestingly narrated.Astounding Stories, April, 1931 | Various
Emett interestingly engaged himself on a new pair of trousers, which he had contrived to produce from two of our empty meal-bags.Tales of lonely trails | Zane Grey
He talks interestingly on a variety of subjects and I am learning a certain amount of French from him.Servants of the Guns | Jeffery E. Jeffery
British Dictionary definitions for interesting
inspiring interest; absorbing
- interestingly, adverb
- interestingness, noun
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