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Definitions of interested

  1. Having the attention engaged; having emotion or passion excited; as, an interested listener. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Having an interest; concerned in a cause or in consequences; liable to be affected or prejudiced; as, an interested witness. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Having the interest excited. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. of Interest Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Having an interest or concern. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. having or showing interest; especially curiosity or fascination or concern; "an interested audience"; "interested in sports"; "was interested to hear about her family"; "interested in knowing who was on the telephone"; "interested spectators" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. Having an interest or concern: liable to be affected. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Having an interest; engaged; enlisted; biased. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Having an interest; taking an interest; concerned in a cause or its consequences, and liable to be blassed. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for interested

  1. I guess it was because I was interested in the story and wasn't trying to learn it. – Carl and the Cotton Gin by Sara Ware Bassett
  2. I think he is interested in Mrs. Bowen. – Indian Summer by William D. Howells
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