Definition of fascination in English:


Line breaks: fas¦cin|ation
Pronunciation: /ˌfasɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n


[mass noun]


The two senses of fascination each take a different preposition. A person has a fascination with something they are very interested in ( her fascination with the royal family ), whereas something interesting holds a fascination for a person ( words have always held a fascination for me ). The Oxford English Corpus shows that the distinction is often blurred today, but it should be maintained in careful writing.

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