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Syllabification: in·ter·est·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈint(ə)rəstiNG

Definition of interesting in English:


Arousing curiosity or interest; holding or catching the attention: an interesting debate it will be very interesting to see what they come up with
More example sentences
  • We are trying to set up a programme which will be interesting and exciting for them.
  • People are very nice to you and you get a chance to live a very interesting and exciting life.
  • He does give some practical advice on how to spot a liar though which might prove interesting.



he talked interestingly and learnedly [sentence adverb]: interestingly, the researchers did notice a link
More example sentences
  • And, interestingly, despite the fact that she has lasted so long, the tabloids have never turned on her.
  • But, interestingly, many on his own side are now warming to such a move.
  • Norwich University is offering the qualification and, interestingly, you can do it online.


Example sentences
  • And there's a civil engineering company I've been told about, which internally audits all its projects for profitability, interestingness, and how easy the client is to deal with.
  • With having not watched any the day before and the interestingness of the matches on the show courts, I was quite looking forward to watching some tennis and my was it gripping!
  • Basically I spent some time hanging around someone and that's pretty much it in terms of interestingness.

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