fascinating fascinating  /ˈfæ sə ˌneɪ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) capable of arousing and holding the attention
  2. (adj) capturing interest as if by a spell

Usage(s):

  1. TFK readers are just beginning to realize what a complex, fascinating world we live in.
  2. A new book released in the UK, Unseen Companions, reveals through close-up photography the fascinating and often beautiful organisms that share our world.
  3. David Chase stripped the show down, one unsentimentally eliminated character at a time, to its dark core: a study of a fascinating, evil man.

News

  1. Growth in minority vote helping Democrats

    Part of what makes Florida such a fascinating state for politics is its ever-changing electorate, and few people do a better job crunching the numbers than Democratic consultant Steve Schale in Tallahassee.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Tampa Bay Times

  2. Rubio and Cruz: GOP superstars - CEPEDA

    CHICAGO -- It's fascinating that two Hispanic men -- both of whom are further to the right of where most Latinos stand on immigration -- are at the epicenter of the current reform debate.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

  3. A Letter From A Japanese Father To His Son

    My dear friend Itaru Tanaka was an exceptionally fine man who had a full, fascinating and distinguished life. His exposure as a child to death, suffering and destruction in Tokyo during World War II undoubtedly helped to shape his strong values, discipline and character. His career following graduation from Tokyo University as a well-known war correspondent, president of the Japan Press Club and ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "This is, you know, fascinating to me. I think what we saw this morning is why the American people are tired of Washington politicians and the games they play," Obama said. "Look, Sen. Clinton made an unfortunate remark, an ill-advised...
    on Jan 13, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: United Press International

  2. "It is always fascinating to go back and see what was being said about a film before it opened," Ebert said.
    on Aug 1, 2007 By: Roger Ebert Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. Trump added, "Barbara has become a sad figurehead dominated by a third-rate comedian, and I now wish she had not recently chosen me as one of the 10 Most Fascinating People."
    on Jan 11, 2007 By: Donald Trump Source: Philadelphia Daily News

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