mesmerizing mesmerizing  /ˈmɛz mə ˌraɪ zɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) attracting and holding interest as if by a spell

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Finally brought to trial, he acted as his own defense lawyer in a mesmerizing televised legal proceeding.
  2. Always diverse, it was by turns magical, quirky, sexy, humorous, poignant, scatological and mesmerizing.

News

  1. Costume party celebrates glamor of ‘Magic City’

    If you were seduced by Magic City — which brought the glitz, glamor and sometimes gruesomeness of mob Miami life in the ’50s to the TV screen last year — you might be tempted to attend a local event that helps kick off the mesmerizing Starz series’ second season.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

  2. Video: Step Inside a Giant Silo's Magical (Or Maddening) Soundscape

    In less capable hands, a project entitled 329 prepared dc-motors, cotton balls, toluene tank sounds like a science experiment waiting to go really, really wrong. But in the hands of Swiss artist Zimoun, these simple objects transform an empty, old chemical tank in Dottikon, Switzerland into a mesmerizing soundscape that will leave you wondering: How the hell did he do this?
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Wired News

  3. 2013 Sacred Arts Tour All day

    For anyone who has ever witnessed the creation of sand mandala, you know it’s a mesmerizing process: individuals hunched over a large circle on the floor for hours tapping colorful sand into an intricate pre-determined pattern from memory.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Daily Tar Heel

Quotes

  1. "She is mesmerizing. I don't know why. It's beyond my understanding," Pitt said. "Why we all want to work with her is she elevates the rest of us. She's just got some ethereal grace and elegance that's beyond me, and an acute understanding of...
    on Oct 8, 2007 By: Brad Pitt Source: Washington Post

  2. "When people see the Zen Vision:M, they tell us it's incredibly cool," said Sim Wong Hoo, chairman and CEO of Creative. "We designed the Zen Vision:M with its mesmerizing 262,144 color screen to display four times the color of the 30 GB iPod...
    on Dec 9, 2005 By: Sim Wong Hoo Source: IT News Online

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