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Meaning of INTERESTED

Pronunciation:  'inturistid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  having or showing interest; especially curiosity or fascination or concern; "an interested audience"; "interested in sports"; "was interested to hear about her family"; "interested in knowing who was on the telephone"; "interested spectators"
  2. [adj]  involved in or affected by or having a claim to or share in; "a memorandum to those concerned"; "an enterprise in which three men are concerned"; "factors concerned in the rise and fall of epidemics"; "the interested parties met to discuss the business"
 

INTERESTED is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: concerned, curious, fascinated, involved
 
 Antonyms: uninterested
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In"ter*est*ed\, a. [See {Interest}, v. t.]
1. Having the attention engaged; having emotion or passion
   excited; as, an interested listener.

2. Having an interest; concerned in a cause or in
   consequences; liable to be affected or prejudiced; as, an
   interested witness.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: a party to, absorbed, affected, agape, agog, all agog, antiblack, attracted, biased, burning with curiosity, cathectic, chauvinistic, colored, concerned, consumed with curiosity, curious, denominational, doctrinaire, dogmatic, drawn to, engaged, engrossed, enthusiastic, excited, factional, fascinated, ghoulish, gossipy, implicated, included, influenced, inquiring, inquisitive, involved, involved in, itchy, jaundiced, keen on, know-nothing, morbid, morbidly curious, nonobjective, one-sided, open-eyed, openmouthed, opinionated, overcurious, partial, partisan, party, passionate, piqued, predisposed, prejudiced, prejudicial, prepossessed, prurient, quizzical, racist, scopophiliac, sectarian, sectary, sectional, sexist, supercurious, superpatriotic, swayed, tantalized, tickled, titillated, turned-on, twisted, ultranationalist, undetached, undispassionate, unneutral, voyeuristic, warped, xenophobic
 

 

 

 

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