The power to attract, entice; the quality causing attraction.
To evoke an intense interest or attraction in someone.
‘The flickering TV fascinated the cat.’;
(dated) gait; bearing
To make someone hold motionless; to spellbind.
‘We were fascinated by the potter's skill.’;
(transitive) To entice; to attract.
To be irresistibly charming or attractive to.
‘Her gait fascinates all men.’;
To attempt to draw; to tempt by a lure or bait, that is, by the offer of some good, real or apparent; to invite by something flattering or acceptable; to entice; to attract.
‘With promised joys allured them on.’; ‘The golden sun in splendor likest HeavenAllured his eye.’;
To influence in an uncontrollable manner; to operate on by some powerful or irresistible charm; to bewitch; to enchant.
‘It has been almost universally believed that . . . serpents can stupefy and fascinate the prey which they are desirous to obtain.’;
To excite and allure irresistibly or powerfully; to charm; to captivate, as by physical or mental charms.
‘There be none of the passions that have been noted to fascinate or bewitch but love and envy.’;
‘The swing, the gait, the pose, the allure of these men.’;
cause to be interested or curious
the power to entice or attract through personal charm
to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe;
‘The snake charmer fascinates the cobra’;
dispose or incline or entice to;
‘We were tempted by the delicious-looking food’;
attract; cause to be enamored;
‘She captured all the men's hearts’;
Fascinate is a graffiti painting at an industrial park in Bromsten, Stockholm. Fascinate was created by Circle and Tariq (Tarik Saleh), then 17 years old, in 1989 and was then the largest graffiti painting in northern Europe.