1. [syn: fascinated, hypnotized, hypnotised, mesmerized, mesmerised, spellbound, spell-bound, transfixed]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Mesmerize \Mes"mer*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mesmerized; p.
pr. & vb. n. Mesmerizing.] [Also spelled mesmerise.]
1. To bring into a state of mesmeric sleep; to hypnotize.
2. To produce an intense fascination in; to spellbind.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: having your attention fixated as though by a spell [syn:
fascinated, hypnotized, hypnotised, mesmerized,
mesmerised, spellbound, spell-bound, transfixed]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
61 Moby Thesaurus words for "mesmerized":
agape, aghast, agog, all agog, amazed, arrested, astonished,
astounded, at gaze, awed, awestruck, becharmed, beguiled,
bewildered, bewitched, breathless, captivated, caught, charm-bound,
charmed, confounded, dumbfounded, dumbstruck, enchanted,
enraptured, enravished, enthralled, entranced, fascinated, fixed,
flabbergasted, gaping, gauping, gazing, gripped, held, hypnotized,
in a trance, in awe, in awe of, lost in wonder, marveling,
open-eyed, openmouthed, overwhelmed, popeyed, puzzled, rapt,
rapt in wonder, spell-caught, spellbound, staggered, staring,
stupefied, surprised, thunderstruck, under a charm, under a spell,
wide-eyed, wonder-struck, wondering