to have such a strong effect on you that you cannot give your attention to anything else They were mesmerized by her performance. synonym fascinateverbjump to other results
NAmE//ˈmɛzməˌraɪz//[usually passive] mesmerize somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mesmerize
he / she / it mesmerizes
past simple mesmerized
-ing form mesmerizing
mesmerizingjump to other results
adjective Her performance was mesmerizing.