seductiveness


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se·duc·tive

 (sĭ-dŭk′tĭv)
adj.
Tending to seduce; alluring: seductive lingerie; the seductive smell of freshly baked cinnamon rolls.

se·duc′tive·ly adv.
se·duc′tive·ness n.
Translations

seductiveness

[sɪˈdʌktɪvnɪs] N [of person, look, clothes, smile] → seducción f; [of offer] → atractivo m

seductiveness

nverführerische Art; the seductiveness of the offer etcdas verlockende Angebot etc
References in classic literature ?
The lip-shapes that had meant seductiveness were now made to express supplication; the glow on the cheek that yesterday could be translated as riotousness was evangelized today into the splendour of pious rhetoric; animalism had become fanaticism; Paganism Paulinism; the bold rolling eye that had flashed upon her form in the old time with such mastery now beamed with the rude energy of a theolatry that was almost ferocious.
We have established this industrial reality without sacrificing the seductiveness of either performance or esthetics, the two main attractions behind the car of everyone's dreams.
The real danger of conspiracy theories is not just their seductiveness (everyone loves a mystery), but their corrosiveness.
With the contestants' social media followings growing by the thousands, we are reminded of the seductiveness of numbers to define success.
I found the teaser trailer to not only be intriguing, but it lures you in with its seductiveness, naughty nature, and of course because Sue Ramirez is in it.
On the negative side, the Lahore portions in the second-half lack the pulsating seductiveness of the Mumbai episode where the beau monde comes alive in scattered montages of teasing hedonism.
It also succinctly touches on parental issues, teenage angst, loneliness, the seductiveness of fame and the pitfalls of when that acclaim is a thing of the past.
They have released twelve studio albums, the latest of which, 'Cryptoriana - The Seductiveness of Decay' was released last year.
Champagne Henriot Brut Rose NV, France (PS56.50, Fortnum & Mason) Fresh and balanced, it "exudes raspberries with a strawberries-and-cream seductiveness, followed by freshly squeezed lemon, pink grapefruit and mandarin orange", as the awardwinning winemaker suggests.
This is the seductiveness of evil; we are tempted because we perceive it as good.
His amazing skill reminded me of two professionals who had both blessed and harmed me--people with profound listening skills but also a profound streak of sociopathic seductiveness who exhibited perfectly legal white--collar sociopathic behavior.
As with the other Hate Story movies, and any others that wrap themselves up in the same genre, it's the female lead's seductiveness that is the biggest selling point for the film.