Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fascination

3 senses of fascination

Sense 1
fascination, captivation -- (the state of being intensely interested (as by awe or terror))
       => enchantment, spell, trance -- (a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation)

Sense 2
captivation, enchantment, enthrallment, fascination -- (a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual)
       => liking -- (a feeling of pleasure and enjoyment; "I've always had a liking for reading"; "she developed a liking for gin")

Sense 3
fascination -- (the capacity to attract intense interest; "he held the children spellbound with magic tricks and other fascinations")
       => attraction, attractiveness -- (the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts; "her personality held a strange attraction for him")

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