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 Meanings and Examples of FASCINATION
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fascination
 n.  capacity to attract intense interest
Classic Sentence: (121 in 9 pages)
1  She watched the swell of his powerful shoulders against the cloth with a fascination that was disturbing, a little frightening.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
2  When the tea came he watched her in silent fascination while her hands flitted above the tray, looking miraculously fine and slender in contrast to the coarse china and lumpy bread.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
3  The very slowness and hesitancy of the effect increased its fascination: it was delicious to lean over and look down into the dim abysses of unconsciousness.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
4  Her face had a kind of fascination for me: it was the very colour and shape of anger.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XI
5  He had a strange fascination for me, and I invited him to call on me.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In III
6  This spectacle seemed to paralyze them, overcome them with a fatal fascination.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 19
7  As by a fascination, every eye was now directed to the glaring greenish-gray eye of Simon.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
8  It was one of those collections of stories of bloody murders, ghostly legends, and supernatural visitations, which, coarsely got up and illustrated, have a strange fascination for one who once begins to read them.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
9  Yet the unscrupulousness of Michaelis had a certain fascination for her.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
10  As a rule, the word Budmouth meant fascination on Egdon.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
11  She began to envy those pirouetters, to hunger for the hope and happiness which the fascination of the dance seemed to engender within them.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
12  The pale ray of evening lent a fascination to the experience.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
13  The promise of adventure had always a fascination for me, and I was complimented by the words of Holmes and by the eagerness with which the baronet hailed me as a companion.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 5. Three Broken Threads
14  Holmes said little more, but the picture of the old roysterer seemed to have a fascination for him, and his eyes were continually fixed upon it during supper.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 13. Fixing the Nets
15  And it has a fascination, too, that goes to work upon him.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
Example Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
16  Madagascar is the most fascinating place I have ever been to.
17  You can see that there are many fascinating questions that you can examine as you become a more insightful political analyst.
18  I fail to see what women find so fascinating about him.
19  I find the natural world endlessly fascinating.
20  They are carrying out/conducting/doing some fascinating research into/on the language of dolphins.
21  But as matters really stood, to watch Miss Ingram's efforts at fascinating Mr. Rochester.
22  The gloss and glitter of Hollywood seemed fascinating to the girl.
23  Her reminiscence of her summer experience is so fascinating that she ought to write a book.
24  His hobby proved to be so fascinating and profitable that gradually he abandoned his regular occupation and concentrated on his avocation.
25  At the west end of the Centre Block, the House of Commons Chamber and its foyer present a fascinating blend of stateliness and vibrancy.
26  People found a new source of entertainment while peering through the kaleidoscope; they found the ever-changing patterns fascinating.
27  Alex has written a fascinating article about a possible forefather of the web.
28  Nelems says she finds it fascinating that the lack of empathy in society has been foisted onto young people and is being seen as a generational issue.
29  I was fascinated by her voice.
30  The children were fascinated by the toys in the big department store.