Adjective "Intriguing" definition and examples

(Intriguing may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ɪnˈtriːɡɪŋ/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Arousing one's curiosity or interest; fascinating.
  1. 'it's an intriguing possibility'
  2. 'It will be intriguing to see in which direction this important talent heads next.'
  3. 'One of the most intriguing sections of the commentaries is how totally out of touch the creators feel with their audience.'
  4. 'There are other intriguing facts about life in the Cliff Villages.'
  5. 'The writing style is also very logical, sometimes humorous, and occasionally intriguing.'
  6. 'The marketplace is set out like a small Victorian street housing lots of tiny and intriguing little shops.'
  7. 'The second option moves the other way and is more politically intriguing.'
  8. 'Two intriguing variations on the play were unveiled in 1973.'
  9. 'But larger audiences turned out to be amazed at the excitement, vigor, and intriguing rhythms they had been missing.'
  10. 'Our studies provide a firm foundation to investigate this intriguing notion.'
  11. 'Sadly, this intriguing series was never made.'

More definitions

1. to arouse the curiosity or interest of by unusual, new, or otherwise fascinating or compelling qualities; appeal strongly to; captivate: The plan intrigues me, but I wonder if it will work.

2. to achieve or earn by appealing to another's curiosity, fancy, or interest: to intrigue one's way into another's notice.

3. to draw or capture: Her interest was intrigued by the strange symbol.

4. to accomplish or force by crafty plotting or u

More examples(as adjective)

"lords can be intriguing with likeses."

"questions can be intriguing."

"possibilities can be intriguing."

"stories can be intriguing."

"ties can be intriguing."

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Origin

(intrigue)