Interestingly



[in-ter-uh-sting, -truh-sting, -tuh-res-ting] /ˈɪn tər ə stɪŋ, -trə stɪŋ, -təˌrɛs tɪŋ/

adjective
1.
engaging or exciting and holding the attention or curiosity:
an interesting book.
2.
arousing a feeling of :
an interesting face.
Idioms
3.
in an interesting condition, (of a woman) pregnant.
/ˈɪntrɪstɪŋ; -tərɪs-/
adjective
1.
inspiring interest; absorbing
adj.

1711, “that concerns, important,” from interest (v.). Meaning “so as to excite interest” is from 1768. Related: Interestingly. Euphemistic phrase interesting condition, etc., “pregnant” is from 1748.

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