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From Middle French attractif, from Late Latin attractivus.

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  • IPA(key): /əˈtɹæktɪv/
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  • Rhymes: -æktɪv

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attractive (comparative more attractive, superlative most attractive)

  1. Causing attraction; having the quality of attracting by inherent force.
  2. Having the power of charming or alluring by agreeable qualities; enticing.
    That's a very attractive offer.
  3. Pleasing or appealing to the senses, especially of a potential romantic partner.
    He is an attractive fellow with a trim figure.

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  1. feminine singular of attractif

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  1. vocative masculine singular of attractīvus