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Synonyms for attractive
əˈtræk tɪvat·trac·tive

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  1. attractiveadjective


  2. attractiveadjective

    Causing attraction; having the quality of attracting by inherent force.


    repulsive, unattractive, ugly

  3. attractiveadjective

    Having the power of charming or alluring by agreeable qualities; enticing.

    That's a very attractive offer.


    unattractive, ugly, repulsive

  4. attractiveadjective

    Pleasing or appealing to the senses.

    He is an attractive fellow with a trim figure.

    beautiful, pretty

    repulsive, unattractive, ugly

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. attractive

    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.

    agreeable, amiable, benignant, engaging, gentle, good-natured, harming, kind, lovable, lovely, loving, pleasant, pleasing, sweet, winning, winsome

    acrimonious, churlish, crabbed, cruel, crusty, disagreeable, dogged, gruff, hateful, ill-conditioned, ill-humored, ill-natured, ill-tempered, morose, sour, sullen, surly, unamiable, unlovely

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. attractiveadjective

    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"


    subfusc, plain, homely, unattractive, unprepossessing, unpresentable, unappealing

  2. attractiveadjective

    having power to arouse interest

    "an attractive opportunity"; "the job is attractive because of the pay"


    unprepossessing, plain, homely, unattractive, unpresentable, unappealing, subfusc

  3. attractive(a)adjective

    having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull

    "an attractive force";

    homely, unappealing, subfusc, unattractive, plain, unpresentable, unprepossessing

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  1. charming

    she wore an attractive dress

    Submitted by rinat on August 11, 2019  
  2. intresting

    because then it draws someone in like interesting means to catch someone's eye or draw them in like attractive does too

    interesting - that is a very interesting piece of art you have there attractive - that is a very attractive piece of art work you have there

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. attractiveadjective

    alluring, inviting, enticing, fascinating, captivating, charming, winning, bewitching, enchanting, engaging, interesting, prepossessing, taking, pleasing, pleasant, lovely, sweet

  2. attractiveadjective

    magnetic, magnetical

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. attractiveadjective

    alluring, engaging, enticing, magnetic, prepossessing, personable, winning, mesmeric, taking, seductive, bewitching

    unattractive, repellent, repulsive, forbidding, repugnant

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How to use attractive in a sentence?

  1. Doug Ducey:

    If you look at states like Arizona, Texas, Florida, Tennessee, the policies that are making us attractive are the same policies available to other states. But we don't need Washington, D.C., to dictate those policies. Let the governors have that competition.

  2. Arthur Lurigio:

    A new mayor with a plan for police reform and better police-community relations will enhance the quality of life in the city and encourage people -- especially young people who wish to start a family -- to move to the city, the perceptions that a new mayor creates about safety and policing could make the city a more attractive place to live and stop the outflow of residents.

  3. Hiroo Ishida:

    I have some desire to go to the US, mostly because in Western media shown in Japan, that’s the place to go to for motorcyclists, but I most likely won’t go because just planning it is an inconvenience. Japan is abundant with destinations that motorcyclists find attractive.

  4. Rod Sides:

    Brick and mortar may be more attractive for consumers later in the season, shoppers can leave with goods in hand, versus waiting on promised dates from shippers.

  5. Andrew Karp:

    If they are swapping back into dollars in a floating rate equivalent, they care more about spread levels rather than rates. The movement in the basis swap continues to make dollars more attractive, and that trend should continue.

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