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|Noun||1.||interestingness - the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.); "they said nothing of great interest"; "primary colors can add interest to a room"|
charisma, personal appeal, personal magnetism - a personal attractiveness or interestingness that enables you to influence others
power, powerfulness - possession of controlling influence; "the deterrent power of nuclear weapons"; "the power of his love saved her"; "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade"
newsworthiness, news - the quality of being sufficiently interesting to be reported in news bulletins; "the judge conceded the newsworthiness of the trial"; "he is no longer news in the fashion world"
topicality - the attribute of being of interest at the present time; "the library had to discard books that had lost their topicality"
vividness, color, colour - interest and variety and intensity; "the Puritan Period was lacking in color"; "the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness"
shrillness - the quality of being sharp or harsh to the senses; "the shrillness of her hair color"
uninterestingness - inability to capture or hold one's interest