1. [syn: attraction, attractiveness]
2. sexual allure;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Attractive \At*tract"ive\, a. [Cf. F. attractif.]
1. Having the power or quality of attracting or drawing; as,
the attractive force of bodies. --Sir I. Newton.
2. Attracting or drawing by moral influence or pleasurable
emotion; alluring; inviting; pleasing. "Attractive
graces." --Milton. "Attractive eyes." --Thackeray.
Flowers of a livid yellow, or fleshy color, are most
attractive to flies. --Lubbock.
[1913 Webster] -- At*tract"ive*ly, adv. --
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or
something that attracts; "her personality held a strange
attraction for him" [syn: attraction, attractiveness]
2: sexual allure [ant: unattractiveness]