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.
Given the Victorian novel's "responsibility for the seductiveness of the illness-cure trajectory," the central question driving Wright's study is, "Why always disease?
And yet, as Susan Sontag wrote almost four decades ago, the very medium of photography has always been burdened by false claims of authenticity, and "despite the presumption of veracity that gives all photographs authority, interest, seductiveness, the work that photographers do is no generic exception to the usually shady commerce between art and truth.
The seductiveness of that slogan is really at the heart of the problem we still face today.
Taking on the role immortalised by Tim Curry, Tamne proved he had both the vocal ability and the seductiveness for the role.
W]e are far from the gloomy forecasts of analysts who blindly trust GDP statistics aggregating very disparate sectors or, worse, who mistake stock-market fluctuations for evidence of economic strength or weakness," Sicart writes in a recent commentary titled "The Seductiveness of the Average.
Strummer once said that the song was about exploring the ego of terrorists, the seductiveness of it, the notion that, like rock bands and movie stars, they probably read their own press clippings.
Stoller's porcelains create a joyous aura and it is difficult not to fall victim to the seductiveness of the material and Stoller's handling of it.
Egret says she hopes her novel inspires woman who thought they may have left their desirability behind after marriage and childbirth to embrace exploring their seductiveness, even the kinky side.
And next spring, Steele's museum -- with the help of FIT graduate students learning how to curate -- will fulfill its promise in a show focused on five designers who helped define Bacall's subtle seductiveness, her sophisticated mix of classic femininity and raw masculine authority in fashion.
By 1952 she had her first leading role in Don't Bother to Knock and 1953 brought a lead in Niagara, a melodramatic film noir that dwelt on her seductiveness.
The style diva is also wearing SJP pumps which give her an extra seductiveness and has her hair all open and wavy as she strikes a sultry pose for photographer Ruven Afanador.