from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Possessing the power to charm or allure; captivating.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having interesting qualities; captivating; attractive.
- v. Present participle of fascinate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. capable of holding the attention.
- adj. capturing interest as if by a spell.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bewitching; enchanting; charming; captivating: as, a most fascinating poem.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of arousing and holding the attention
- adj. capturing interest as if by a spell
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Everything about the legendary Apple co-founder resonates with the word "fascinating."
In a terrific piece in today's "Washington Post" called "Team Clinton: Down and Out of Touch," Dana Milbank writes about a breakfast that was held Monday with two Clinton advisers and members of the media which she describes as a fascinating tour of an alternate universe.
Spock's tolerance for teasing was high, but Kirk suspected he had approached his limit in one area—lately Spock tended to avoid the word "fascinating."
Scheib is willing to share his experiences because he had what he calls a fascinating, fun and fulfilling career in the White House.
If you do this then the next morning you can have breakfast in fascinating Monterrey rather than plough on to butt-ugly Laredo. bournemouth
What I find fascinating is that these are -- allegedly -- grown-ups, and yet they're obsessing over crap like this like kids in grade school burning ants with a magnifying glass.
Also fascinating is the reaction you get from someone when you are a voice on the phone rather than when you are people meeting face to face.
What's fascinating is how this gap vanishes after the 2040's leaving both SS's in and outflow at just under 5% of GDP.
It seemed to me that her writing was maturing in fascinating ways, and I am angry and bereft that I will not be able to watch her growing from strength to strength -- and that I will never get to know her better.
What's fascinating is how well these elements drive the plot and characterizations.