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Synonyms of interested in English:


  • 1 an interested crowd had gathered round the buskers
    attentive, intent, focused, absorbed, engrossed, fascinated, riveted, gripped, captivated, rapt, agog, intrigued, enquiring, inquisitive, curious, burning with curiosity;
    earnest, keen, eager
    informal all ears, beady-eyed, nosy, snoopy
    [Antonyms] bored, uninterested
  • 2 the government must consult with interested bodies before formulating a legislative measure
    concerned, involved, implicated, affected, connected, related
  • 3 no interested party can judge the contest
    [Antonyms] disinterested
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