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Adjective: interested  in-t(u-)rus-tud or 'in,tres-tid
  1. 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"
     
  2. Involved in or affected by or having a claim to or share in
    "the interested parties met to discuss the business";
    - concerned
Verb: interest  in-trust or 'in-tu,rest or 'in,trest
  1. Excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of
     
  2. Be on the mind of
    - concern, occupy, worry
     
  3. Be of importance or consequence
    "This interests me!";
    - matter to

See also: curious, involved

Type of: arouse, bear on, come to, concern, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, have to do with, kindle, pertain, provoke, raise, refer, relate, touch, touch on

Antonym: bore, uninterested

Encyclopedia: Interested

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