counterattraction

[ koun-ter-uh-trak-shuh n ]
/ ˌkaʊn tər əˈtræk ʃən /

noun

a rival or opposite attraction.

Origin of counterattraction

First recorded in 1755–65; counter- + attraction
Related formscoun·ter·at·trac·tive, adjectivecoun·ter·at·trac·tive·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for counterattraction

counterattraction

/ (ˈkaʊntərəˌtrækʃən) /

noun

a rival attraction
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