pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm
"a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive clothes"; "a book with attractive illustrations"
having power to arouse interest
"an attractive opportunity"; "the job is attractive because of the pay"
having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull
"an attractive force";
attractive(adjective)Causing attraction; having the quality of attracting by inherent force.
attractive(adjective)Having the power of charming or alluring by agreeable qualities; enticing.
attractive(adjective)Pleasing or appealing to the senses.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Amiable combines the senses of lovable or lovely and loving; the amiable character has ready affection and kindliness for others, with the qualities that are adapted to win their love; amiable is a higher and stronger word than good-natured or agreeable. Lovely is often applied to externals; as, a lovely face. Amiable denotes a disposition desirous to cheer, please, and make happy. A selfish man of the world may have the art to be agreeable; a handsome, brilliant, and witty person may be charming or even attractive, while by no means amiable. The engaging, winning, and winsome add to amiability something of beauty, accomplishments, and grace. The benignant are calmly kind, as from a height and a distance. Kind, good-natured people may be coarse and rude, and so fail to be agreeable or pleasing; the really amiable are likely to avoid such faults by their earnest desire to please. The good-natured have an easy disposition to get along comfortably with every one in all circumstances. A sweet disposition is very sure to be amiable, the loving heart bringing out all that is lovable and lovely in character.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Translations for attractive
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- притегателен, привлекателенBulgarian
- atractiuCatalan, Valencian
- atraktivní, přitažlivýCzech
- tiltalende, tiltrækkendeDanish
- anziehend, schön, attraktivGerman
- attractif, attrayant, sympathiqueFrench
- tarraingeach, tlachdmhorScottish Gaelic
- מושכת, מושךHebrew
- मोह लेने वालाHindi
- vonzó, csábítóHungarian
- procace, attrattivo, attraenteItalian
- ეშხიანი, მომხიბვლელიGeorgian
- attraktiv, tiltalende, tiltrekkendeNorwegian
- atraente, atrativoPortuguese
- симпатичный, притягательный, привлекательныйRussian
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