fascination

  • 1 fascination — [ fasinasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIVe; lat. fascinatio ♦ Action de fasciner (2.). 1 ♦ Action qu exerce (qqn, qqch.) sur une personne en fixant son regard, sa pensée. Pouvoir de fascination d un hypnotiseur. ⇒ hypnotisme. 2 ♦ Vive influence, profonde… …

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  • 2 Fascination! — Fascination! …

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  • 3 Fascination — may refer to:In music: * Fascination! , 1982 synth pop album by The Human League ** (Keep Feeling) Fascination , a song in The Human League album Fascination! * Fascination (David Bowie song), a song written by David Bowie and Luther Vandross *… …

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  • 4 Fascination — Fas ci*na tion, n. [L. fascinatio; cf. F. fascination.] 1. The act of fascinating, bewitching, or enchanting; enchantment; witchcraft; the exercise of a powerful or irresistible influence on the affections or passions; unseen, inexplicable… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 fascination — Fascination. s. f. v. Ensorcelement. Espece de charme qui fait qu on ne voit pas les choses telles qu elles sont. L entestement qu elle a pour luy tient de la fascination …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 6 Fascination — Fascination, lat. deutsch, Verzauberung; fasciniren, verzaubern …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 7 fascination — index compulsion (obsession), obsession, preoccupation, seduction Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 fascination — c.1600, from L. fascinationem (nom. fascinatio), noun of action from pp. stem of fascinare (see FASCINATE (Cf. fascinate)) …

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  • 9 fascination — [n] strong interest allure, appeal, attraction, bug*, charisma, charm, enchantment, enthrallment, glamour, grabber*, hang up*, lure, magic, magnetism, obsession, piquancy, power, pull*, sorcery, spell, thing*, thing for*, trance, witchcraft,… …

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  • 10 fascination — [fas΄ə nā′shən] n. 1. a fascinating or being fascinated 2. strong attraction; charm; allure …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 fascination — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ deep, great ▪ particular, peculiar, special ▪ certain ▪ These two artists share a certain fascination with the female body …

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  • 12 Fascination — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Fascination », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Sommaire …

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  • 13 fascination — UK [ˌfæsɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms fascination : singular fascination plural fascinations 1) a) [singular/uncountable] the power to interest or attract people very strongly The idealism of the 1960s continues to exert a fascination.… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 fascination — fas|ci|na|tion [ ,fæsı neıʃn ] noun 1. ) singular or uncount the state of being very interested in something or attracted by something: fascination with: the country s fascination with Western culture fascination for: He had a childish… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 fascination — n. 1) to have, hold a fascination for (the Himalayas have/hold a special fascination for climbers) 2) a morbid; special fascination 3) fascination with * * * [ˌfæsɪ neɪʃ(ə)n] special fascination hold a fascination for (the Himalayas have/hold a… …

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  • 16 Fascination! — Infobox Album | Name = Fascination! Type = EP Artist = The Human League Released = 1983 Recorded = Genre = Pop, Synthpop Length = Label = Virgin Records A M Records (US) Producer = Martin Rushent The Human League Reviews = *Allmusic:rating|3|5… …

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  • 17 fascination — fas|ci|na|tion [ˌfæsıˈneıʃən] n 1.) [singular, U] the state of being very interested in something, so that you want to look at it, learn about it etc →↑obsession fascination for/with ▪ Police knew of his fascination with guns. in fascination ▪… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 fascination — (fa ssi na sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Action de fasciner. 2°   Faculté de fasciner leur proie qu on attribue à certains animaux. La fascination que le serpent exerce, dit on, sur le rossignol.    Puissance que les adeptes du… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 19 fascination — noun 1 (singular, uncountable) the state of being very interested in something, so that you want to look at it, learn about it etc: The children looked on in fascination. | have a fascination for/with (=be very interested in something): Ken… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 FASCINATION — s. f. Action de fasciner ; ensorcellement, espèce de charme qui fait qu on ne voit pas les choses telles qu elles sont. L entêtement qu elle a pour lui tient de la fascination.   Il s emploie aussi figurément. Cette étrange fascination des… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)