has a range of potential applications to real-life situations, for example fascination, may refer to an individual's profound interest in a specific subject or activity. The verb form is fascinate.

FASCINATION: "Many scholars, such as Professor Brian Cox have a fascination with certain subjects of their area of study; in his case, Physics."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FASCINATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fascination/ (accessed April 13, 2021).