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Definition of "interested" []

  • Having or showing curiosity, fascination, or concern: I'm interested to hear about your family. (adjective)
  • Possessing a right, claim, or stake: an interested party in the estate. See Usage Note at disinterested. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "interested" in a sentence
  • "But your title interested me - Jewish Self-Government?"
  • "It seems to me that all "mundane" economists to use Peter Klein's felicitous term interested in how the real economy works ask and try to answer the very same questions, but depending on their doctrinal orientation, their answers are different."
  • "And yet what choice did she have, with the boy standing there, his ears pricked and his expression interested?"