Definition of fascinate in English:

fascinate

Line breaks: fas¦cin|ate
Pronunciation: /ˈfasɪneɪt
 
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verb

[with object]

Origin

late 16th century (in the sense 'bewitch'): from Latin fascinat- 'bewitched', from the verb fascinare, from fascinum 'spell, witchcraft'.

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