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attractiveness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Attractive  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  attractiveness 
  n  1:  the  quality  of  arousing  interest;  being  attractive  or 
  something  that  attracts;  "her  personality  held  a  strange 
  attraction  for  him"  [syn:  {attraction}] 
  2:  a  beauty  that  appeals  to  the  senses  [ant:  {unattractiveness}] 




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