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attractive

adjective at·trac·tive \ə-ˈtrak-tiv\

: having a pleasing appearance; especially : having a pleasing appearance that causes romantic or sexual feelings in someone

: having a feature or quality that people like

Full Definition of ATTRACTIVE

1
:  having or relating to the power to attract <attractive forces between molecules>
2
a :  arousing interest or pleasure :  charming <an attractive smile>
b :  appealing <an attractive offer>
at·trac·tive·ly adverb
at·trac·tive·ness noun
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Examples of ATTRACTIVE

  1. An attractive woman greeted us at the door.
  2. The camera has many attractive features at a very attractive price.

First Known Use of ATTRACTIVE

14th century

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ATTRACTIVELY Defined for Kids

attractive

adjective at·trac·tive \ə-ˈtrak-tiv\

Definition of ATTRACTIVE for Kids

1
:  having the power or quality of drawing interest <an attractive offer>
2
:  having a pleasing appearance <an attractive home>
at·trac·tive·ly adverb
at·trac·tive·ness noun

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