Definition of attraction
1a : the act, process, or power of attractingb : personal charm
2 : the action or power of drawing forth a response : an attractive quality
3 : a force acting mutually between particles of matter, tending to draw them together, and resisting their separation
Examples of attraction in a sentence
The waterfall continues to be the main attraction at the park.
The town's big attraction for movie lovers is the annual film festival.
She is the star attraction of the show.
There's a strong sexual attraction between them.
His attraction to her grew over the course of their time together.
A good relationship is based on more than just physical attraction.
I understand the attraction of skydiving, but I could never do it.
What are the attractions of owning your own business?
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ATTRACTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of attraction for English Language Learners
: something interesting or enjoyable that people want to visit, see, or do
: a performer who people want to see
: a feeling that makes someone romantically or sexually interested in another person
ATTRACTION Defined for Kids
Definition of attraction for Students
1 : a feeling of interest in something or someone <a romantic attraction>
2 : the act or power of drawing toward something <magnetic attraction>
3 : something that interests or pleases <tourist attractions>
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