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Attractive - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Attractive' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Attractive [ a.]
- Having the power or quality of attracting or drawing; as, the attractive force of bodies.
- Attracting or drawing by moral influence or pleasurable emotion; alluring; inviting; pleasing.
2 . Attractive [ n.]
- That which attracts or draws; an attraction; an allurement.

Meaning of 'Attractive' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . attractive [ a]
Meaning (1):
- pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm
Example in sentence:
  • a book with attractive illustrations;
  • a remarkably attractive young man;
  • an attractive personality;
  • attractive clothes
Meaning (2):
- having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull
Example in sentence:
  • an attractive force
3 . attractive [ s]
Meaning (3):
- having power to arouse interest
Example in sentence:
  • an attractive opportunity;
  • the job is attractive because of the pay