Definition of interesting in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈɪnt(ə)rɪstɪŋ



in an interesting condition

archaic , • euphemistic (Of a woman) pregnant.



he talked interestingly and learnedly [sentence adverb]: interestingly, the researchers did notice a link
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  • 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.


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  • 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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