What does the word fascination mean?

Usage examples for fascination

  1. The interest and fascination he had felt at first sight of the man returned, taking hold upon him powerfully and intensely. – Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager by Burt L. Standish
  2. Olive felt a strange fascination in his presence; moreover, she could not feel that she was speaking to a stranger. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  3. On his father's face his eyes were fixed as if by a kind of fascination. – Ten Nights in a Bar Room by T. S. Arthur