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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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She will have occasion for all those attractive powers for which she is celebrated to gain any share of my regard; and I shall certainly endeavour to guard myself against their influence, if not accompanied by something more substantial.
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They were even more attractive than their photographs had suggested, and she was right to be proud of them.
And what can there possibly be attractive about me as I am now?
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This head with the auburn hair and hazel eyes is quite attractive.
This, of all others, is the most powerful, most universal, and most attractive source of popular obedience and attachment.
How attractive this prospect must have been to the Frail Sex may readily be imagined.