attractive

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French attractif, from Late Latin attractivus.

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attractive (comparative more attractive, superlative most attractive)

  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, especially of the opposite sex.
    He is an attractive fellow with a trim figure.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (causing attraction): magnetic
  • (having the ability to charm): For semantic relationships of this term, see attractive in the Thesaurus.
  • (pleasing or appealing to the senses): For semantic relationships of this term, see beautiful in the Thesaurus.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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attractive

  1. feminine singular of attractif

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

attractive

  1. vocative masculine singular of attractivus