As verbs the difference between marvel and fascinate
is that marvel
is to become filled with wonderment or admiration; to be amazed at something while fascinate
is to evoke an intense interest or attraction in someone.
As a noun marvel
is that which causes wonder; a prodigy; a miracle.
That which causes wonder; a prodigy; a miracle.
* Bible, Exodus xxxiv. 10
* Sir Walter Scott
- I will do marvels such as have not been done.
- Use lessens marvel .
To become filled with wonderment or admiration; to be amazed at something.
* Bible, 1 John iii. 13
(obsolete) To marvel at.
- Marvel not, my brethren, if the world hate you.
(obsolete, transitive, used impersonally) To cause to marvel or be surprised.
* Richard the Redeless
- But much now me marvelleth .
To evoke an intense interest or attraction in someone
To make someone hold motionless; to spellbind
- The flickering TV fascinated the cat.
To be irresistibly charming or attractive to
- We were fascinated by the potter's skill.
- Her gait fascinates all men.