HyperDic: interested

English > 2 senses of the word interested:
ADJECTIVEallinterestedhaving or showing interest
allinterested, concernedinvolved in or affected by or having a claim to or share in
interested > pronunciation
Soundsih'nterahstahd; ih'nterihstihd; ih'ntrahstahd; ih'ntrihstihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
abbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > interested: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or showing interest; especially curiosity or fascination or concern.
Examples
  • "an interested audience"
  • "interested in sports"
  • "was interested to hear about her family"
  • "interested in knowing who was on the telephone"
  • "interested spectators"
See alsocuriouseager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns)
Oppositeuninterestednot having or showing interest
Spanishinteresado
Nounsinterestednessthe state of being interested
English > interested: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningInvolved in or affected by or having a claim to or share in.
Example "the interested parties met to discuss the business"
Synonymconcerned
BroaderinvolvedConnected by participation or association or use
Spanishafectado, inquieto, interesado, preocupado

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