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captivation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Captivation  \Cap"ti*va`tion\,  n.  [L.  capticatio.] 
  The  act  of  captivating.  [R.] 
 
  The  captivation  of  our  understanding.  --Bp.  Hall. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  captivation 
  n  1:  the  state  of  being  intensely  interested  (as  by  awe  or 
  terror)  [syn:  {fascination}] 
  2:  a  feeling  of  great  liking  for  something  wonderful  and 
  unusual  [syn:  {enchantment},  {enthrallment},  {fascination}] 




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