fascinating vs gripping what difference

what is difference between fascinating and gripping

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfæsɪˌneɪtɪŋ/

Adjective

fascinating (comparative more fascinating, superlative most fascinating)

  1. Having interesting qualities; captivating; attractive.

Derived terms

  • fascinatingly

Translations

Verb

fascinating

  1. present participle of fascinate


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɹɪpɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪpɪŋ

Adjective

gripping (comparative more gripping, superlative most gripping)

  1. Which catches someone’s attention; exciting
    a gripping action film
    Synonyms: interesting, absorbing, fascinating

Verb

gripping

  1. present participle of grip

Noun

gripping (plural grippings)

  1. Obsolete form of griping. (pinching and spasmodic pain in the intestines)
    • 1727, Alexander Hamilton, A new account of the East Indies
      The same Night it began to operate by Grippings and Sweating, and he being bred a Surgeon, took some Medicines to correct the Grippings, which in some Measure the Medicine did, but he lost his Appetite []

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