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at·trac·tive

 (ə-trăk′tĭv)
adj.
1. Pleasing to the senses or mind, as by being beautiful: plants with attractive flowers; an attractive painting.
2. Interesting because of the likelihood of being advantageous or profitable: an attractive business deal.
3. Having the power to attract: the attractive force of gravity.

at·trac′tive·ly adv.
at·trac′tive·ness n.
at·trac·tiv′i·ty n.

attractive

(əˈtræktɪv)
adj
1. appealing to the senses or mind through beauty, form, character, etc
2. arousing interest: an attractive opportunity.
3. possessing the ability to draw or pull: an attractive force.
atˈtractively adv
atˈtractiveness n

at•trac•tive

(əˈtræk tɪv)

adj.
1. providing pleasure or delight, esp. in appearance or manner; charming; alluring: an attractive personality.
2. arousing interest or engaging one's thought, consideration, etc.: an attractive idea.
3. having the quality of attracting.
[1375–1425; late Middle English (< Middle French) < Late Latin]
at•trac′tive•ly, adv.
at•trac′tive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.attractive - pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charmattractive - 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"
beautiful - delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration; "a beautiful child"; "beautiful country"; "a beautiful painting"; "a beautiful theory"; "a beautiful party"
inviting - attractive and tempting; "an inviting offer"
pleasing - giving pleasure and satisfaction; "a pleasing piece of news"; "pleasing in manner and appearance"
seductive - tending to entice into a desired action or state
unattractive - lacking beauty or charm; "as unattractive as most mining regions"
2.attractive - having power to arouse interest; "an attractive opportunity"; "the job is attractive because of the pay"
appealing - able to attract interest or draw favorable attention; "He added an appealing and memorable figure to popular American mythology"- Vincent Starrett; "an appealing sense of humor"; "the idea of having enough money to retire at fifty is very appealing"
3.attractive - having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull; "an attractive force";
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
repulsive - possessing the ability to repel; "a repulsive force"

attractive

attractive

adjective
3. Pleasingly suited to the wearer:
Translations
جَذَّابجَذّاب، خَلّاب، فاتِنمَحْبوب، جَذّاب
přitažlivýatraktivnílákavý
tiltalendetiltrækkende
viehättävä
privlačan
aîlaîandi
魅力的な
마음을 끌어당기는
privlačenzanimiv
attraktiv
มีเสน่ห์ดึงดูด
hấp dẫn

attractive

[əˈtræktɪv] ADJ
1. (= appealing to senses) [woman, picture, house, features] → atractivo; [voice, smile, personality] → atractivo, atrayente; [name] → bonito; [sound] → agradable
to find sb attractiveencontrar atractivo a algn
he was immensely attractive to womenlas mujeres lo encontraban muy atractivo, a las mujeres les parecía muy atractivo
2. (= interesting) [price, salary, offer] → atractivo; [option, plan, prospect] → atrayente
the idea was attractive to herla idea la atraía
3. (Phys) attractive powerfuerza f de atracción

attractive

[əˈtræktɪv] adj [person] → séduisant(e), attrayant(e); [voice] → séduisant(e); [place, object] → attrayant(e); [proposition, prospect] → attrayant(e); [rate, offer] → attrayant(e)
She's very attractive → Elle est très séduisante.
He was very attractive to women → Les femmes le trouvaient très séduisant.

attractive

adj
attraktiv; personality, smileanziehend; house, view, furnishings, picture, dress, locationreizvoll; story, musicnett, ansprechend; price, idea, offerreizvoll, verlockend
(Phys) → Anziehungs-; attractive forceAnziehungskraft f

attractive

[əˈtræktɪv] adj (person, dress, place) → attraente, affascinante; (idea, offer, price) → allettante, interessante

attract

(əˈtrӕkt) verb
1. to cause (someone or something) to come towards. A magnet attracts iron; I tried to attract her attention.
2. to arouse (someone's) liking or interest. She attracted all the young men in the neighbourhood.
atˈtraction (-ʃən) noun
1. the act or power of attracting. magnetic attraction.
2. something that attracts. The attractions of the hotel include a golf-course.
atˈtractive (-tiv) adjective
1. pleasant and good- looking. an attractive girl; young and attractive.
2. likeable; tempting. an attractive personality; He found the proposition attractive.
atˈtractively adverb
atˈtractiveness noun

attractive

جَذَّاب přitažlivý tiltrækkende anziehend ελκυστικός atractivo viehättävä attirant privlačan attraente 魅力的な 마음을 끌어당기는 aantrekkelijk tiltrekkende atrakcyjny atraente привлекательный attraktiv มีเสน่ห์ดึงดูด çekici hấp dẫn 吸引人的
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When all the afternoon's adventures had been told, the family felt inclined to go visiting in a body, for each found something very attractive in the big house on the other side of the hedge.
She was keeping up her music on account of the children, she said; because she and her husband both considered it a means of brightening the home and making it attractive.
Her ringlets were compared to the exuberant tendrils of the vine, her eye to the blue vault of heavens, and the most spotless cloud, with its glowing flush of the sun, was admitted to be less attractive than her bloom.
Carr, with his most serious aspect, "of you and Jessie in this matter; but it may be a serious thing to these young men to be thrown continually in the company of two attractive girls.
I consider myself as having been very attentive; and, though I don't remember the incidents quite distinctly, yet I have an impression of a vast deal of trouble and calamity,--so, no doubt, the story will prove exceedingly attractive.
Marija did not understand then, as she was destined to understand later, what there was attractive to a "forelady" about the combination of a face full of boundless good nature and the muscles of a dray horse; but the woman had told her to come the next day and she would perhaps give her a chance to learn the trade of painting cans.
She thinks of all this, as she holds her daughter in her arms, and wishes that she were not handsome and attractive.
Yet there was some- thing very engaging about these great simple-hearted creatures, something attractive and lovable.
These rambling, sway-backed tunnels are very attractive things, with their alcoved outlooks upon the lovely and inspiriting water.
John's whole heart was set on becoming a country doctor, with Rebecca to keep house for him, and the vision seemed now so true, so near, that he could almost imagine his horse ploughing through snowdrifts on errands of mercy, or, less dramatic but none the less attractive, could see a physician's neat turncut trundling along the shady country roads, a medicine case between his, Dr.
It was a long, wellwritten letter, giving the particulars of his journey and of his feelings, expressing all the affection, gratitude, and respect which was natural and honourable, and describing every thing exterior and local that could be supposed attractive, with spirit and precision.
Me, she had dispensed from joining the group; saying, "She regretted to be under the necessity of keeping me at a distance; but that until she heard from Bessie, and could discover by her own observation, that I was endeavouring in good earnest to acquire a more sociable and childlike disposition, a more attractive and sprightly manner-- something lighter, franker, more natural, as it were--she really must exclude me from privileges intended only for contented, happy, little children.