interesting Definition

arousing curiosity or interest; holding or catching the attention..

Using interesting: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "interesting" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The movie was very interesting.

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    I find history very interesting.

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    She has an interesting personality.

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    The book is full of interesting facts.

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Phrases with interesting

  • a phrase used ironically to refer to times of trouble, difficulty, or change


    We are living in interesting times with all the political turmoil and social unrest.

  • a remark or observation that is thought-provoking or worthy of further discussion


    That's an interesting point you made about the impact of technology on society.

  • an unexpected or surprising development in a story or situation


    The movie had an interesting twist at the end that caught everyone off guard.


Summary: interesting in Brief

The term 'interesting' [ˈɪntrəstɪŋ] refers to something that arouses curiosity or catches one's attention. It can be used to describe a wide range of things, from movies and books to people and ideas. Examples include 'The movie was very interesting' and 'She has an interesting personality.' 'Interesting' can also be used in phrases like 'interesting times,' which refers to times of trouble or change, and 'interesting point,' which refers to a thought-provoking remark.

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