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Definition of Attractive

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interesting, fascinating, charming; beauteous, good-looking, beautiful
Attractive Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
That which attracts or draws; an attraction; an allurement.
  
(a.)
Having the power or quality of attracting or drawing; as, the attractive force of bodies.
  
(a.)
Attracting or drawing by moral influence or pleasurable emotion; alluring; inviting; pleasing.
  
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attractive
\at*tract"ive\ (&?;), a. [cf. f. attractif.]
1. having the power or quality of attracting or drawing; as, the attractive force of bodies. i. newton.
2. attracting or drawing by moral influence or pleasurable emotion; alluring; inviting; pleasing. "attractive graces." "attractive eyes." flowers of a livid yellow, or fleshy color, are most attractive to flies. -- at*tract"ive*ly , adv. -- at*tract"ive*ness , n.
attractive
\at*tract"ive\, n. that which attracts or draws; an attraction; an allurement. speaks nothing but attractives and invitation.
attractive
adj
1. pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm; "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive clothes"; "a book with attractive illustrations" [ant: unattractive]
2. having power to arouse interest; "an attractive opportunity"; "the job is attractive because of the pay"
3. (physics) having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull; "an attractive force"; "the knife hung on a magnetic board" [syn: attractive(a) , magnetic]
[ant: repulsive(a) ]



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English Phonetics

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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Cun = n. a leader, a chief, a. attractive; lovely
Handden = a. being attractive
Handdenol = a. attractive
Tynedigol = a. attractive
WordNet 2.0

Adjective
1. pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm; "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive clothes"; "a book with attractive illustrations"
(antonym) unattractive
(similar) bewitching, captivating, enchanting, enthralling, entrancing, fascinating
(see-also) beautiful
(attribute) attractiveness
2. having power to arouse interest; "an attractive opportunity"; "the job is attractive because of the pay"
(similar) appealing
3. having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull; "an attractive force"; "the knife hung on a magnetic board"
(synonym) attractive(a), magnetic
(antonym) repulsive(a)
(attribute) magnetism, magnetic attraction, magnetic force
(classification) physics, physical science, natural philosophy
Attractive Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Attractiveness or attraction is a quality that causes an interest or desire in something or someone. The term attraction may also refer to the object of the attraction itself, as in tourist attraction.

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