Etymology
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captivation (n.)

"state or condition of being enthralled by excellence or beauty," c. 1600, from Latin captivationem (nominative captivatio) "a subjugation, enslavement," noun of state from past-participle stem of captivare "to take, capture" (see captivate).

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Definitions of captivation

captivation (n.)
the state of being intensely interested (as by awe or terror);
Synonyms: fascination
captivation (n.)
a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual;
Synonyms: enchantment / enthrallment / fascination
From wordnet.princeton.edu