Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: fascination
IPA transcription: [f,æsən'eɪʃən]
Pronunciations of fascination
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: fascination, captivation
    Meaning: the state of being intensely interested (as by awe or terror)
Usage examples
  • I saw the fascination of the locality.
  • 'Well done you!' said Fascination to himself.
  • He did turn, in horror, in fascination at sight of the Bright Angel.
  • There was a horrible fascination about the scene which forced me to look and see all.
  • 'I don't find it worth my while to cut things so fine as to go into the inquiry,' Fascination coolly answered.
  • Once more the fascination of the man grew big, overwhelmed her. She felt her heart flutter, her consciousness swim, her old terror returning.
  • Arrived at the house in which his master's chambers were on the second floor, Riah proceeded up the stairs, and paused at Fascination Fledgeby's door.
  • The longer he gazed the more absorbing became the spell--the more impossible did it appear that he could ever withdraw his glance from the fascination of that tapestry.
  • A liberal education, and more freedom in early life for women, has been suggested, and is now being tried, but the problem of the geisha and her fascination is a deep one in Japan.
  • The pages in the narratives of Arctic exploration that are devoted to descriptions of the wonderful effects of the Northern Lights are second to none that man has ever penned in their fascination.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Chris Moyles, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording U2, License CC BY-SA 4.0
2. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Charles Ives, License CC BY-SA 4.0