[ uh-trak-tiv-nis ]
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  1. 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.

  2. the capacity to arouse interest or engage one's thought, consideration, etc.: Rarity has increased these coins’ attractiveness to collectors.

Origin of attractiveness

First recorded in 1620–40; attractive + -ness

Other words from attractiveness

  • un·at·trac·tive·ness, noun

Words Nearby attractiveness Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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