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Noun1.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
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This combination--theory and methods--exemplifies Lamont's (2009) findings, whereby sociologists' standards of evaluation value the interplay of theory and methods, whereas for example humanists value interestingness and physicists value truth.
Seductive details have been believed to trigger students' situational interest through the natures of novelty and interestingness, which has been well documented recently (e.
John Dewey (1) was one of the first North American educators to acknowledge that learning is influenced not only by personal interest but also by the interestingness of tasks.
It is intended to identify strong rules discovered in databases using different measures of interestingness.
The intellectual facets of the flaneur are crucial to the interestingness of Allen's films to a compatible audience.
I find the articles and writers to be of excellent merit and interestingness.
They counted the number of tweets in different categories of authors while deciding about their interestingness for clustering the users.
Choosing the less conventional descriptor reflects a bid for interestingness, and a choice based on his assumption that his listeners will know that he knows that "Hebrew" is an old-fashioned way of saying "Jew"--and that they will also know, as well as he does, that he does not really mean anything when he says Hebrew: he is not, that is, using the word "Hebrew" so as to associate himself with the Biblical Israelites or with Hebrew speakers in Israel.
This interestingness is the extent to which findings productively pause, advance, or disrupt the direction of a scholarly conversation.
It will also threaten other social scientific disciplines who have prioritized interestingness (Healy, 2015) over predictive power.
Semantic and the event schema: by means of semantic schema, to guide the students to associate the synonym, near synonym and antonym of old words; by means of semantic schema and metaphorical thinking, to guide the students to guess the extended or figurative meaning of the word, and to take this opportunity to understand and memorize fixed collocation; by means of event schema, to guide the students to think divergently, and to add relevant vocabulary related to the event or topic; by means of root, affix schema, to enlarge vocabulary; by means of cultural semantic schema, to increase the interestingness of vocabulary and to promote the understanding and memory.
While they are all unique and important is some way, their level of interestingness can vary greatly -- from tremendously to not at all.