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attractiveness

[ uh-trak-tiv-nis ]
/ əˈtræk tɪv nɪs /
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noun

the quality of being pleasing, charming, or alluring, especially in appearance or manner: the attractiveness of his kind smile and mellow voice; floral arrangements judged on quality and attractiveness.
the capacity to arouse interest or engage one's thought, consideration, etc.: Rarity has increased these coins’ attractiveness to collectors.

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Origin of attractiveness

First recorded in 1620–40; attractive + -ness

OTHER WORDS FROM attractiveness

un·at·trac·tive·ness, noun
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