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Question: Are the words interesting and interested related or different

Posted by: Raychatu S. on 15.10.2019

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Both are very much related.

Interesting: something  which arouses your curiosity or holds your attention .

Interested:  Having or showing a liking for  something  

The  following example will bring out the difference between the two

Ex: I am interested in reading books..I find crime novels interesting.

  

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They both are different in the usage. Interesting refers to something you like or you are interested in it. Interested is a past form so it is used in the past.
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The words interesting and interested have same meaning but are used differently in diffeent situations. Interested is the past form of interest and is spoken when something is already done in the past. Interesting is the continuous form of interest and is used for the actions in process.
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Words Interested and Interesting are related, but are used in different contexts.

I am interested in learning more about you or I am interested in learning this subject.

That book looks interesting or that movie is interesting, you should watch it.

Hope this helps.

Thanks

 

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Depends on what context they are used.  Interested would mean that we like something and are keen to take it.  Interesting would mean that something is looking good and we use the word in praise or acknowledgement of the same,  Egs... I am interested in taking up a course.  This product or individual looks interesting.

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