fascinating

adj.
VERBS
be, look, prove, sound

His testimony in court could prove fascinating.

become
seem

It just seemed really fascinating to me.

make sth
find sth
ADVERB
deeply, especially, incredibly, most (esp. BrE), particularly, really, terribly (esp. BrE), truly, very

a most fascinating book

‘This is all very fascinating,’ said Wilcox,‘but I have a meeting in five minutes.’

absolutely, quite, utterly
pretty, rather

I find him rather fascinating.

endlessly

I find the natural world endlessly fascinating.

oddly, strangely
equally

Renoir's later life is equally fascinating.

PREPOSITION
to

What was fascinating to me was the way the creatures moved.

Fascinating is used with these nouns: ↑account, ↑array, ↑article, ↑aspect, ↑book, ↑collection, ↑conversation, ↑country, ↑detail, ↑discovery, ↑discussion, ↑example, ↑exercise, ↑glimpse, ↑history, ↑insight, ↑lecture, ↑material, ↑mix, ↑mixture, ↑museum, ↑phenomenon, ↑read, ↑reading, ↑story, ↑subject, ↑tale, ↑variety, ↑work

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • fascinating — index attractive, sapid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fascinating — charming, bewitching, enchanting, captivating, alluring, attractive (see under ATTRACT) Analogous words: *delightful, delectable: luring, enticing, seducing or seductive, tempting (see corresponding verbs at LURE) Contrasted words: *repugnant,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • fascinating — [adj] interesting, spellbinding alluring, appealing, attractive, bewitching, captivating, charming, compelling, delectable, delightful, enchanting, engaging, engrossing, enticing, glamorous, gripping, intriguing, irresistible, ravishing, riveting …   New thesaurus

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  • fascinating — fas|ci|nat|ing [ fæsı,neıtıŋ ] adjective ** making you very interested or attracted: a fascinating story/person/place it is fascinating to do something: It will be fascinating to see who the Association appoints. find someone/something… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fascinating */*/ — UK [ˈfæsɪneɪtɪŋ] / US [ˈfæsɪˌneɪtɪŋ] adjective making you very interested or attracted a fascinating story/person/place it is fascinating to do something: It will be fascinating to see who the Association appoints. find someone/something… …   English dictionary

  • fascinating — fas|ci|nat|ing S3 [ˈfæsıneıtıŋ] adj extremely interesting ▪ a fascinating book ▪ That sounds absolutely fascinating . find sb/sth fascinating ▪ I found him quite fascinating. >fascinatingly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fascinating — [[t]fæ̱sɪneɪtɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe something as fascinating, you find it very interesting and attractive, and your thoughts tend to concentrate on it. Madagascar is the most fascinating place I have ever been to... Her perceptions… …   English dictionary

  • fascinating — adjective extremely interesting: a fascinating book | find sb/sth fascinating: I found his tale of a wild and lawless life fascinating. fascinatingly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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