|a.||1.||Having the attention engaged; having emotion or passion excited; |
|2.||Having an interest; concerned in a cause or in consequences; liable to be affected or prejudiced; |
|Adj.||1.||interested - 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"|
uninterested - not having or showing interest; "an uninterested spectator"
|2.||interested - 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"|