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Meaning of INTERESTING

Pronunciation:  'inturisting

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  arousing or holding the attention
 

INTERESTING is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: absorbing, engrossing, fascinating, gripping, intriguing, newsworthy, riveting, unputdownable
 
 Antonyms: uninteresting
 
 See Also: exciting, stimulating

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In"ter*est*ing\, a.
Engaging the attention; exciting, or adapted to excite,
interest, curiosity, or emotion; as, an interesting story;
interesting news. --Cowper.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

In hacker parlance, this word has strong connotations of "annoying", or "difficult", or both. Hackers relish a challenge, and enjoy wringing all the irony possible out of the ancient Chinese curse "May you live in interesting times".

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Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: absorbing, alluring, appealing, appetizing, attractive, beguiling, bewitching, blandishing, cajoling, captivating, catching, charismatic, charming, coaxing, come-hither, compelling, coquettish, enchanting, engaging, engrossing, enravishing, enthralling, enticing, entrancing, exciting, exotic, fascinating, fetching, flirtatious, glamorous, gripping, hypnotic, intriguing, inviting, irresistible, juicy, lively, mesmeric, mouth-watering, piquant, prepossessing, provocative, provoking, provoquant, racy, ravishing, readable, rich, riveting, seducing, seductive, siren, sirenic, spellbinding, spellful, spicy, stimulating, succulent, taking, tantalizing, teasing, tempting, thought-challenging, thought-inspiring, thought-provoking, tickling, titillating, titillative, winning, winsome, witching
 

 

 

 

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