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interested 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈint(ə)ristid/,/ˈintəˌrestid/,
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Showing curiosity or concern about something or someone; having a feeling of interest,
  1. Showing curiosity or concern about something or someone; having a feeling of interest
    • - I had always been interested in history
  2. Having an interest or involvement; not impartial or disinterested
    • - seeking views from all interested parties

  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. concerned: involved in or affected by or having a claim to or share in; "a memorandum to those concerned"; "an enterprise in which three men are concerned"; "factors concerned in the rise and fall of epidemics"; "the interested parties met to discuss the business"
  3. (interesting) arousing or holding the attention
  4. Attention is the cognitive process of selectively concentrating on one aspect of the environment while ignoring other things. Attention has also been referred to as the allocation of processing resources.
  5. (Interesting (Young Ones episode)) "Interesting" was the fifth episode of British sitcom The Young Ones. It was written by Ben Elton, Rik Mayall and Lise Mayer, and directed by Paul Jackson. It was first broadcast on BBC2 on 7 December 1982.
  6. Having or showing interest; Motivated by considerations of self-interest; self-serving; Owning a share of a company
  7. (interesting) and fascinating (adjective)
  8. (INTERESTING) Guidebook speak for puzzling, often extremely so. The reverse applies for spectators. Sometimes (sloppily) used interchangeably with exciting, so beware. [Tony Buckley]
  9. (2. Interesting) The ad must be interesting. It must appeal to the reader’s self interest. Boring ads do not get read. Advertising only works well when it reaches us on one of two levels: the emotional level with irresistible charm; or through persuasive logic.
  10. (Interesting (in the Chinese sense)) As in the Chinese curse 'may you live in interesting times'. Used if you want to describe a war or a genocide as intellectually 'interesting', but to acknowledge that using the word alone would sound insensitive.
  11. (Interesting) (general pronunciation: Innn-ter-es-ting) - Term often used in a demeaning or derogatory fashion. When one cannot think of a compliment or other positive comment to make, but still feels the need to comment without outright negativity, one may refer to something as "interesting. ...
  12. (Interesting) “Please tell me you think this is as horrible as I do”
  13. interesting ……thanks…I’ve been wanting to learn Korean for a long time. Words are quite similar to Mandarin Chinese.
  14. Describes a downloader who wishes to obtain pieces of a file the client has. For example, the uploading client would flag a downloading client as 'interested' if that client did not possess a piece that it did, and wished to obtain it.
  15. Term used in the protocol specification. refers to the state of a downloader with respect to a connection. A downloader is marked as interested if the other end of the link has any pieces that the client wants, otherwise the connection is marked as not interested.