superattractive

attractive

[uh-trak-tiv]
adjective
1.
providing pleasure or delight, especially in appearance or manner; pleasing; charming; alluring: an attractive personality.
2.
arousing interest or engaging one's thought, consideration, etc.: an attractive idea; an attractive price.
3.
having the quality of attracting.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English attractif (< Middle French) < Late Latin attractīvus of a medicine with drawing power. See attract, -ive

attractively, adverb
attractiveness, noun
superattractive, adjective
superattractively, adverb
superattractiveness, noun
unattractive, adjective
unattractively, adverb
unattractiveness, noun
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attractive (əˈtræktɪv)
 
adj
1.  appealing to the senses or mind through beauty, form, character, etc
2.  arousing interest: an attractive opportunity
3.  possessing the ability to draw or pull: an attractive force
 
at'tractively
 
adv
 
at'tractiveness
 
n

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attractive
1530s, "absorptive," from Fr. attractif (14c.), from attract- (see attract). Meaning "having the quality of drawing people's eye or interest" is from 1580s; sense of "pleasing, alluring" is from c.1600.
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