fascinated

fascinated
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. enraptured, enchanted, bewitched, dazzled, entranced, captivated, beguiled, intrigued, interested, attracted, seduced, enticed, charmed, enamored, transported, mesmerized, hypnotized, gripped, rapt, delighted, infatuated, excited, aroused, intoxicated, thrilled, enthralled, tantalized, titillated, spellbound, transfixed, riveted, engrossed, absorbed, overpowered, in love with, badly smitten, fond of, taken with, hipped on*, gone on*, sweet on*, stuck on*, crazy about*, nuts about*, wild about*, keen about*.
Ant. disgusted,* repelled, disenchanted, bored.

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  • fascinated — adj. 1. having the attention fixed by a sense of wonder. Syn: hypnotized, hypnotised, mesmerized, mesmerised, spellbound, transfixed. [WordNet 1.5] 2. intensely interested in or attracted by; as, I m very interested in birds; in fact I m… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fascinated — [adj] captivated, spellbound absorbed, aroused, attracted, beguiled, bewitched, charmed, dazzled, delighted, enamored, enchanted, engrossed, enraptured, enthralled, enticed, entranced, excited, fond of, hypnotized, infatuated, in love with,… …   New thesaurus

  • fascinated — adj. 1) fascinated at, with (fascinated at the spectacle of a rocket launching) 2) fascinated to + inf. (I was fascinated to learn of their work) * * * with (fascinated at the spectacle of a rocket launching) fascinated at fascinated to + inf. (I …   Combinatory dictionary

  • fascinated — fas|ci|nat|ed [ fæsı,neıtəd ] adjective very interested or attracted by someone or something: fascinated by/with: We are all fascinated by new technology. be fascinated to do something: I d be fascinated to know what you really think …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fascinated — UK [ˈfæsɪneɪtɪd] / US [ˈfæsɪˌneɪtəd] adjective very interested or attracted by someone or something fascinated by/with: We are all fascinated by new technology. be fascinated to do something: I d be fascinated to know what you really think …   English dictionary

  • fascinated — fas|ci|nat|ed [ˈfæsıneıtıd] adj [not before noun] extremely interested by something or someone ▪ I was fascinated by her voice. fascinated to see/hear/learn etc ▪ Ed was fascinated to see gorillas in the wild …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fascinated — [[t]fæ̱sɪneɪtɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ by/with n If you are fascinated by something, you find it very interesting and attractive, and your thoughts tend to concentrate on it. I sat on the stairs and watched, fascinated... A new… …   English dictionary

  • fascinated — adjective (not before noun) extremely interested by something or someone (+ by): I was fascinated by her voice. | fascinated to discover/hear/learn etc: Listeners will be fascinated to hear that Oprah has lost more than 50lbs …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Fascinated — Infobox Single Name = Fascinated Caption = Artist = Company B from Album = Company B A side = B side = Released = 1987 Format = Recorded = Genre = Dance pop, Hi NRG, freestyle Length = Label = Atlantic Records Writer = Ish Ledesma Producer = Ish… …   Wikipedia

  • Fascinated — Fascinate Fas ci*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fascinated}, p. pr. & vb. n.. {Fascinating}.] [L. fascinare; cf. Gr. ?????????? to slander, bewitch.] 1. To influence in an uncontrollable manner; to operate on by some powerful or irresistible charm;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fascinated — Synonyms and related words: agape, aghast, agog, all agog, amazed, arrested, astonished, astounded, at gaze, attracted, awed, awestruck, becharmed, beguiled, bewildered, bewitched, breathless, captivated, cathectic, caught, charm bound, charmed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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