At·tract·ive, n. That which attracts or draws; an attraction; an allurement.
Speaks nothing but attractives and invitation. --South.
1. Having the power or quality of attracting or drawing; as, the attractive force of bodies.
2. Attracting or drawing by moral influence or pleasurable emotion; alluring; inviting; pleasing. “Attractive graces.” --Milton. “Attractive eyes.”
Flowers of a livid yellow, or fleshy color, are most attractive to flies. --Lubbock.
-- At*tract*ive*ly, adv. -- At*tract*ive*ness, n.
adj 1: 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" [ant: unattractive]
2: having power to arouse interest; "an attractive
opportunity"; "the job is attractive because of the pay"
3: having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or
pull; "an attractive force"; "the knife hung on a magnetic
board" [syn: attractive(a), magnetic] [ant: repulsive(a)]