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Synonyms for attraction
əˈtræk ʃənat·trac·tion

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  1. attractionnoun


  2. attractionnoun

    The Moon is held in its orbit by the attraction of the Earth's gravity


  3. attractionnoun

    I felt a strange attraction towards the place


  4. attractionnoun

    The new mall should be a major attraction


English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. attraction

    Affection is kindly feeling, deep, tender, and constant, going out to some person or object, being less fervent and ardent than love, whether applied to persons or things. Love is an intense and absorbing emotion, drawing one toward a person or object and causing one to appreciate, delight in, and crave the presence or possession of the person or object loved, and to desire to please and benefit the person, or to advance the cause, truth, or other object of affection; it is the yearning or outgoing of soul toward something that is regarded as excellent, beautiful, or desirable; love may be briefly defined as strong and absorbing affection for and attraction toward a person or object. Love may denote the sublimest and holiest spiritual affection as when we are taught that "God is love." Charity has so far swung aside from this original meaning that probably it never can be recalled (compare BENEVOLENCE). The Revised Version uses love in place of charity in 1 Cor. xiii, and elsewhere. Love is more intense, absorbing, and tender than friendship, more intense, impulsive, and perhaps passionate than affection; we speak of fervent love, but of deep or tender affection, or of close, firm, strong friendship. Love is used specifically for personal affection between the sexes in the highest sense, the love that normally leads to marriage, and subsists throughout all happy wedded life. Love can never properly denote mere animal passion, which is expressed by such words as appetite, desire, lust. One may properly be said to have love for animals, for inanimate objects, or for abstract qualities that enlist the affections, as we speak of love for a horse or a dog, for mountains, woods, ocean, or of love of nature, and love of virtue. Love of articles of food is better expressed by liking, as love, in its full sense, expresses something spiritual and reciprocal, such as can have no place in connection with objects that minister merely to the senses. Compare ATTACHMENT; FRIENDSHIP.

    See synonyms for ANTIPATHY; ENMITY; HATRED.

    affection, attachment, charity, devotion, fondness, friendship, liking, love, regard, tenderness

    Love of country; for humanity; love to God and man.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 1 vote

  1. attraction

    inducement, influence, adduction, inclination, disposition, charm, beauty, allurement

    repulsion, disinclination, aversion, indisposition, deformity, repugnance

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. attraction, attractive forcenoun

    the force by which one object attracts another

    attractive feature, attractive force, drawing card, attracter, attractiveness, magnet, attractor, draw

    repulsion, repulsive force

  2. attractionnoun

    an entertainment that is offered to the public

    attractive feature, attractive force, drawing card, attracter, attractiveness, magnet, attractor, draw

    repulsion, repulsive force

  3. attraction, attractivenessnoun

    the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts

    "her personality held a strange attraction for him"

    attractive feature, attractive force, drawing card, attracter, attractiveness, magnet, attractor, draw

    repulsive force, repulsion

  4. attraction, attractor, attracter, attractive feature, magnetnoun

    a characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts

    "flowers are an attractor for bees"

    attractive feature, attractive force, drawing card, attracter, attractiveness, magnet, attractor, draw

    repulsive force, repulsion

  5. drawing card, draw, attraction, attractor, attracternoun

    an entertainer who attracts large audiences

    "he was the biggest drawing card they had"

    attractive feature, leader, standoff, lot, drawing card, attractor, haul, draw play, hook, tie, draw, hooking, draw poker, attractiveness, haulage, attracter, magnet, loss leader, attractive force

    repulsive force, repulsion

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. attractionnoun

    attracting, drawing

  2. attractionnoun

    allurement, lure, fascination, charm, enticement, witchery, attractiveness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. attractionnoun

    allurement, fascination, charm, inducement, witchery, magnetism, enticement, lure

    repulsion, repellence, repugnance, antipathy

  2. attractionnoun

    chemism, affinity (chemical attraction)

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  1. Bhagavad Gita:

    When a man dwells on the objects of sense, he creates an attraction for them attraction develops into desire, and desire breeds anger.

  2. Casey Jordan:

    The most basic underlying reason for the attraction is indeed the infamy of these criminals... who have been super-hyped in the media and are household words, many deeply insecure people who crave attention and validation from a well-known person seek out the famous criminal as the subject of their love and attraction. Their lives are usually empty and boring with no prospect of achievement or self-actualization, so they believe their association with the killer will fill the void.

  3. Dorothy James:

    I think the main attraction isn't the horror, it's the puzzle, (It's) the bringing of order out of disorder.

  4. Albert Pike:

    The double law of attraction and radiation or of sympathy and antipathy, of fixedness and movement, which is the principle of Creation, and the perpetual cause of life.

  5. Kabbalah:

    Kabbalah is a way of life and a way of looking at things. One becomes a Kabbalist by bringing a new level of awareness to every act, every word that flows out of one's mouth, and every thought that arises in the mind. href="http://powerlawofattraction.com"> color="white">law of attraction

Translations for attraction

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  • جاذبيةArabic
  • привлекателност, привличане, притегляне, атракционBulgarian
  • atraccióCatalan, Valencian
  • přitažlivostCzech
  • Anziehungskraft, Reiz, Anziehung, Liebreiz, AttraktionGerman
  • έλξη, δέλεαρ, πόλος έλξης, θέλγητροGreek
  • atracciónSpanish
  • vetonaula, vetonumero, viehätys, vetovoimatekijä, veto, vetovoima, nähtävyysFinnish
  • attirance, attractionFrench
  • משיכה, אטרקציהHebrew
  • vonzalom, látnivaló, vonzásHungarian
  • attrazione, attrattivaItalian
  • משיכהHebrew
  • 끌어 당김Korean
  • тартуу, жакшынакайлык, татынакайлык, жагымдуулук, өзүнө тарткычтык, татканткыч жем, кызыктыргычтык, аттракцион, сонундук, жылуулук, тартышKyrgyz
  • attractionLatin
  • manawarekaMāori
  • aantrekkingskracht, attractie, trekpleisterDutch
  • atrakcja, przyciąganie, przywiązaniePolish
  • atraçãoPortuguese
  • atragere, atracțieRomanian
  • аттракцион, Привлечение, влечение, привлекательностьRussian
  • atrakcija, privlačnostSlovene
  • tërheqje, atraksion, joshjeAlbanian
  • ఆకర్షణTelugu
  • по́тяг, привабливістьUkrainian

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