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Meaning of ATTRACTIVE

Pronunciation:  u'traktiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  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"
  2. [adj]  having power to arouse interest; "an attractive opportunity"; "the job is attractive because of the pay"
 

ATTRACTIVE is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: appealing, bewitching, captivating, charismatic, cunning, cute, dinky, enchanting, engaging, enthralling, entrancing, fascinating, fetching, hypnotic, irresistible, magnetic, mesmeric, mesmerizing, personable, photogenic, piquant, prepossessing, spellbinding, taking, winning, winsome
 
 Antonyms: unattractive
 
 See Also: beautiful, inviting, pleasing, seductive

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \At*tract"ive\, a. [Cf. F. attractif.]
    1. Having the power or quality of attracting or drawing; as,
       the attractive force of bodies. --Sir I. Newton.
    
    2. Attracting or drawing by moral influence or pleasurable
       emotion; alluring; inviting; pleasing. ``Attractive
       graces.'' --Milton. ``Attractive eyes.'' --Thackeray.
    
             Flowers of a livid yellow, or fleshy color, are most
             attractive to flies.                  --Lubbock.
       -- {At*tract"ive*ly}, adv. -- {At*tract"ive*ness}, n.
    
    
  2. \At*tract"ive\, n.
    That which attracts or draws; an attraction; an allurement.
    
          Speaks nothing but attractives and invitation. --South.
    
    
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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