1. interesting

adjective. ['ˈɪntəˌrɛstɪŋ'] arousing or holding the attention.


  • stimulating
  • amusing
  • entertaining
  • interestingness
  • fascinating
  • newsworthy
  • amusive
  • exciting
  • diverting
  • absorbing
  • engrossing
  • gripping
  • interest
  • riveting


  • unstimulating
  • uninterestingness
  • unexciting
  • unprovocative


  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • interest (English)

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Rhymes with Interesting

  • abating
  • abbreviating
  • abdicating
  • abducting
  • abducting
  • abetting
  • aborting
  • abrogating
  • abutting
  • accelerating
  • accenting
  • accentuating
  • accepting
  • accepting
  • accommodating
  • accosting
  • accrediting
  • accumulating
  • acquitting
  • acting

How do you pronounce interesting?

Pronounce interesting as ˈɪntəˌrɛstɪŋ.

US - How to pronounce interesting in American English

UK - How to pronounce interesting in British English

How to spell interesting? Is it intresting? Or intersting? Common misspellings are:

  • intresting
  • intersting

Sentences with interesting

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
For nightlife, Acapulco reigns supreme, although Puerta Vallarta has many interesting venues in its old town section.

2. Adjective
Use an interesting fact to get people thinking about your topic.

Quotes about interesting

1. Have you fallen in love with the wrong person yet?'Jace said, "Unfortunately, Lady of the Haven, my one true love remains myself."..."At least,"she said, "you don't have to worry about rejection, Jace Wayland.""Not necessarily. I turn myself down occasionally, just to keep it interesting.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

2. You want to play another kind of character in another genre, and it's been something I've been trying to do if I can in the career so far, and it's something I hope to continue because it's interesting to me and you get to do different things as an actor.
- Keanu Reeves

3. The whole ability to look at the complexity of race and any sort of associated -ism and still find humor, that's a very interesting space.
- Rashid Johnson