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- n. The act of captivating or the state of being captivated.
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- n. The act of captivating.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of captivating; the state or condition of being captivated.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the state of being intensely interested (as by awe or terror)
- n. a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual
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Carlos always goes to the pet store to look at the dogs, birds, cats, and any weird animal or reptile they may have in captivation.
The so-called captivation of our visual capacity plays a not unimportant part in distinguishing correct from illusory seeing.
The nation "must prevent this kind of captivation from taking hold," the attorney general said.
Some experts cite difficulties in assimilating for some members of the community's youth population as one reason for the "captivation" with extremism.
He said the country "must prevent this kind of captivation from taking hold."
The nation "must prevent this kind of captivation from taking hold," the
"must prevent this kind of captivation from taking hold," the attorney general said.
Lubricating my limber legs with a creamy lotion that electrifies my luminescent captivation, lustrously.
Or as he put it: "This captivation with the colossus of cultural imperialism … from the yé-yés' teenage earnestness to the gerontocratic frivolity of governance."
It's the momentary and the minutiae of the world that is enriched by photographic captivation and framing, not such all-encompassing motifs giving rise to mythology, spirituality, and cosmology.