I know, for example, that there's an internal Ethiopian hierarchy of attractiveness related to skin tone.
attractiveness is not exactly a qualification for judicial office.
She writes, “In your early 20s, you are at the peak of your attractiveness and your fertility.”
late 14c., "absorptive," from Middle French attractif (14c.), from attract-, past participle stem of attrahere (see attract). Meaning "having the quality of drawing people's eye or interest" is from 1580s; sense of "pleasing, alluring" is from c.1600. Related: Attractively; attractiveness.