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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] attractivus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /əˈtɹæktɪv/, SAMPA: /@"tr\{ktIv/

Adjective

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Positive
attractive

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  1. Causing attraction; having the quality of attracting by inherent force.
  2. Having the power of charming or alluring by agreeable qualities; enticing.
    That's a very attractive offer.
  3. Pleasing or appealing to the senses.
    He is an attractive fellow with a trim figure.

Synonyms

  • (having the power of charming): desirable
  • (pleasing or appealing to the senses): pretty

Antonyms

  • (having the power of charming): repulsive
  • (pleasing or appealing to the senses): repulsive

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Translations

References

  • "attractive" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

attractive” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


French

Adjective

attractive

  1. Feminine form of attractif.

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