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Definition 1: pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where attractive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a remarkably attractive young man
  • an attractive personality
  • attractive clothes
  • a book with attractive illustrations

(attractive is similar to ...) overpoweringly attractive

"irresistible beauty"

(attractive is similar to ...) charming in a childlike or naive way

(attractive is similar to ...) creating a favorable impression

"strong and vigorous and of prepossessing appearance"

(attractive is similar to ...) looking attractive in photographs

(attractive is similar to ...) (of persons) pleasant in appearance and personality

(attractive is similar to ...) attracting and holding interest as if by a spell

"read the bedtime story in a hypnotic voice" "she had a warm mesmeric charm" "the sheer force of his presence was mesmerizing" "a spellbinding description of life in ancient Rome"

(attractive is similar to ...) superficially attractive and stylish; suggesting wealth or expense

"a glossy TV series"

(attractive is similar to ...) very attractive; capturing interest

"a fetching new hairstyle" "something inexpressibly taking in his manner" "a winning personality"

(attractive is similar to ...) attracting or delighting

"an engaging frankness" "a piquant face with large appealing eyes"

(attractive is similar to ...) (British informal) pretty and neat

"what a dinky little hat"

(attractive is similar to ...) attractive especially by means of smallness or prettiness or quaintness

"a cute kid with pigtails" "a cute little apartment" "cunning kittens" "a cunning baby"

(attractive is similar to ...) possessing an extraordinary ability to attract

"a charismatic leader" "a magnetic personality"

(attractive is similar to ...) capturing interest as if by a spell

"bewitching smile" "Roosevelt was a captivating speaker" "enchanting music" "an enthralling book" "antique papers of entrancing design" "a fascinating woman"

(means also ...) giving pleasure and satisfaction

"a pleasing piece of news"

(means also ...) attractive and tempting

"an inviting offer"

(means also ...) delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration

"a beautiful child" "beautiful country" "a beautiful painting" "a beautiful theory" "a beautiful party"

(means also ...) tending to entice into a desired action or state

(... are attributes of attractive) sexual allure

Definition 2: having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where attractive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an attractive force

(... are attributes of attractive) attraction for iron; associated with electric currents as well as magnets; characterized by fields of force

(attractive belongs to category ...) the science of matter and energy and their interactions

"his favorite subject was physics"

Definition 3: having power to arouse interest - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where attractive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an attractive opportunity
  • the job is attractive because of the pay

(attractive is similar to ...) able to attract interest or draw favorable attention

"He added an appealing and memorable figure to popular American mythology" "an appealing sense of humor" "the idea of having enough money to retire at fifty is very appealing"

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