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attraction

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of attraction

  1. something that attracts interest a park with the world's fastest roller coaster and other attractions Synonyms of attraction magnet, draw, lodestone (also loadstone)Words Related to attraction capital, center, cynosure, epicenter, mecca, pole, polestar; allure, allurement, bait, enticement, fascination, lure, temptation, turn-on; appeal, call; incentive, inducement, persuasion, spur, stimulus; curiosity, sight(s), spectacle

Synonym Discussion of attraction

attraction, affinity, sympathy mean the relationship existing between things or persons that are naturally or involuntarily drawn together. attraction implies the possession by one thing of a quality that pulls another to it.
    • felt an attraction to danger
affinity implies a susceptibility or predisposition on the part of the one drawn.
    • an affinity for mathematics
sympathy implies a reciprocal or natural relation between two things that are both susceptible to the same influence.
    • two minds in sympathy


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