[ mez-muh-rahy-zing, mes- ]
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  1. completely engrossing; captivating or fascinating:He spoke to us extemporaneously for at least two hours, weaving a mesmerizing tapestry of wisdom.

  2. hypnotic or hypnotizing; having a trancelike effect similar to hypnosis:The song’s simple repetition of the word “Hallelujah” is comforting, mesmerizing, and uplifting.

Origin of mesmerizing

  • Also especially British, mes·mer·is·ing . Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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