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synonyms for engrossing

  • absorbing
  • captivating
  • compelling
  • enthralling
  • exciting
  • fascinating
  • gripping
  • intriguing
  • riveting
  • stimulating
  • consuming
  • controlling
  • monopolizing
  • obsessing
  • preoccupying
  • provoking
  • all-consuming

antonyms for engrossing

MOST RELEVANT
  • boring
  • repellent
  • repulsive
  • uninteresting
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How to use engrossing in a sentence

King’s prose is stunningly gorgeous in this engrossing love story.
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It’s an engrossing mix of footnoted history, acerbic political commentary and personal anecdotes.
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Because of the pandemic, and not despite it, 2020’s most engrossing tales have a distinct richness.
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Naturally it isn’t quite the urgent, visceral experience that Gears normally is, but this is a surprisingly deep and engrossing game.
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With one teacher and six or seven students, those forays are intimate and engrossing learning experiences that don’t translate to much larger groups.
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She was lost in thought over her new book, which was engrossing her very deeply.
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To students of comparative folklore and mythology the myths and legends of Babylonia present many features of engrossing interest.
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"They are not particularly engrossing just now," said Miss Lepel evenly, indicating the book that lay upon her lap.
A LIFE SENTENCEADELINE SERGEANT
The most fascinating, engrossing and picturesque of the season's novels.
THE ROSE OF OLD ST. LOUISMARY DILLON
These were so engrossing that I took no count of the stations we passed through.
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WORDS RELATED TO ENGROSSING

  • arresting
  • captivating
  • consuming
  • engrossing
  • enthralling
  • exciting
  • fascinating
  • gripping
  • interesting
  • intriguing
  • monopolizing
  • preoccupying
  • riveting
  • spellbinding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.