mesmerizing


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mes·mer·ize

 (mĕz′mə-rīz′, mĕs′-)
tr.v. mes·mer·ized, mes·mer·iz·ing, mes·mer·iz·es
1. To spellbind; enthrall: "The dance was subtle ... but at the same time it was sensual, and it mesmerized him" (Robert Rosenberg).
2. To hypnotize.

mes′mer·i·za′tion (-mər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
mes′mer·iz′er n.

mesmerizing

(ˈmɛzməraɪzɪŋ) or

mesmerising

adj
spellbinding; hypnotic
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mesmerizing - attracting and holding interest as if by a spellmesmerizing - attracting and holding interest as if by a spell; "read the bedtime story in a hypnotic voice"; "she had a warm mesmeric charm"; "the sheer force of his presence was mesmerizing"; "a spellbinding description of life in ancient Rome"
attractive - pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm; "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive clothes"; "a book with attractive illustrations"
Translations

mesmerizing

[ˈmɛzməraɪzɪŋ] adjensorcelant(e)
She has a mesmerising smile → Elle a un sourire ensorcelant.

mesmerizing

adj effecthypnotisch; rhythm, presence, experiencehypnotisierend; smile, voicefaszinierend
References in classic literature ?
It was the effect, unquestionably, of the mystic gesticulations by which he had sought to bring bodily before Phoebe's perception the figure of the mesmerizing carpenter.
Anyhow, the man was being mesmerized, for Horne Fisher had collapsed into a chair with his long limbs loose and sprawling and his eyes staring at vacancy; and the other man was mesmerizing him, making sweeping movements with his darkly draped arms as if with black wings.
Lane has a remarkably deep voice that is almost mesmerizing in the way it takes hold and pulls the listener deep into this thriller.
SO IT'S COME to this: One of the most mesmerizing programs you're likely to see this summer on television is a documentary about growing corn, although it would be possible to watch and not absorb the film's text and still be utterly entranced by the filmmaking technique.
Gustowska tinted these projections a moist green hue that enhanced their mesmerizing, visionary qualities.
To pull some new work out of the old guy, Trevor dispatches his ex-lover Judd Sturgess (the mesmerizing Justin Kirk), an aspiring painter and part-time junkie, to work as Raphelson's assistant.
This year's celebration features a 25-foot tree overlooking Monterey Bay and Cannery Row, mesmerizing musical performances and the greatly anticipated appearance of Santa Claus to usher in the holiday season.
Cambodian dance was nearly lost under the regime of the Khmer Rouge, but in the past 20 years this mesmerizing form has reemerged.
His other American feature, ``Mimic,'' was no more or less successful than this one, but it expressed more of the director's mesmerizing, slow-boil eeriness than ``Blade II'' evidently had time for.
Compelled to plunge headlong into his darkest fears, Lynch has conjured up some of the most mesmerizing passages in American cinema.
In this fictionalized version of her life, Lawrence is discovered still alive in a nursing home in Buffalo, She's 106 years old and full of stories about her days as a child star and movie actress, But she'd rather not talk about the body buried in her grave or why she may have faked her own suicide more than half a century before, Both filmmaker Ben Sheehan and his twin brother, Richard, a gay freelance writer, hope to be the first to untangle Lawrence's life story, and their rivalry provides a cool counterpoint to her mesmerizing memories,