Definition of Attractiveness

1. Noun. The quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts. "Her personality held a strange attraction for him"




2. Noun. Sexual allure.

Definition of Attractiveness

1. Noun. The state of being attractive or engaging. ¹

2. Noun. The result of being attractive. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Attractiveness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Attractiveness

attracter
attracters
attractile
attracting
attractingly
attraction
attraction sphere
attractions
attractive
attractive(a)
attractive feature
attractive force
attractive nuisance
attractive nuisances
attractively
attractiveness (current term)
attractivenesses
attractivity
attractor
attractors
attracts
attrahens
attrahent
attrahents
attrap
attrapped
attraps
attrectation
attrib
attributable

Literary usage of Attractiveness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"For the attractiveness of the recipient as well as the benevolence of the giver is the ... In this connexion grace also stands for charm, attractiveness; ..."

2. The British Quarterly Review by Robert Vaughan, Henry Allon (1869)
"... of phraseology and attractiveness of method which are necessary to induce a school-boy to commence such studies. It is, however, a model of a book for ..."

3. Forensic Oratory: A Manual for Advocates by William Callyhan Robinson (1893)
"Sentences: attractiveness: Strength. The attractiveness of sentences, and their consequent power to enchain attention and awaken impulse, depends upon their ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"... 1866), and with the greatest literary attractiveness by Horace Bushnell (Vicarious Sacrifice, New York, 1865; see below, § 7; see also article BUSHNELL, ..."

5. The Italian Renaissance in England: Studies by Lewis Einstein (1902)
"... alluded to when he said that the English kept very jealous guard over their wives.8 Most writers agreed about the great attractiveness of English women ..."

6. Biology and Its Makers by William Albert Locy (1908)
"The attractiveness of observations upon the life-histories and the structure of insects, as shown particularly in the publications of Malpighi and ..."

7. Studies of a Biographer by Sir Leslie Stephen (1902)
"In Bagehot's case, again, this quality appears in the curious attractiveness for him of the more prosaic type of intellect. His article, for example ..."

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