Definition of fascinating in US English:

fascinating

adjective

  • Extremely interesting.

    ‘fascinating facts’
    • ‘Every day a fascinating fact, which has a healthy message, will be highlighted.’
    • ‘Many horse racing fans will find this book a fascinating look behind the scenes.’
    • ‘Those who persevere or browse further than the main listings, will find some of the most fascinating chunks of the book.’
    • ‘These small blips, however, do not prevent this book from being a fascinating read.’
    • ‘The book contains a fascinating history on Sheffield House and the Cassan family.’
    • ‘This is a fascinating book and well worth a read, especially to anyone living in Japan.’
    • ‘This book tells a fascinating and disturbing story that frightened me nearly to death.’
    • ‘It's a fascinating book following the fortunes of the horse and its owners.’
    • ‘This book is a fascinating look into the process of municipal affairs and how it can go wrong.’
    • ‘However, the book offers a fascinating, and at times shocking, treatment of the man's life and times.’
    • ‘One of the reasons we found this story so fascinating and horrifying is that it's such a rare occurrence.’
    • ‘So today it's time for some fascinating facts about prime numbers.’
    • ‘What makes your stories even more fascinating, however, is that they function at yet another level.’
    • ‘How this turnaround came about is one of the subjects of this fascinating book.’
    • ‘The book is a fascinating account of how great physical difficulties were overcome.’
    • ‘This fascinating book is a summary of the work done so far with the available material.’
    • ‘It is a fascinating book, every chapter filled with incident and surprise.’
    • ‘Another pastime that has kept me away from the keyboard is a fascinating book I've been reading.’
    • ‘This fascinating book is about community, urban regeneration and green issues, and the cycle of life.’
    • ‘This is a fascinating and thought-provoking book, laced with genuine wit and elegantly written.’
    engrossing, captivating, absorbing, interesting, enchanting, beguiling, bewitching, enthralling, enrapturing, entrancing, spellbinding, transfixing, riveting, mesmerizing, hypnotizing, engaging, compelling, compulsive, gripping, thrilling
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Pronunciation

fascinating

/ˈfasəˌnādiNG//ˈfæsəˌneɪdɪŋ/