Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an attractive manner; with the power of attracting or drawing to: as, to smile attractively.

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  • adverb In an attractive manner; with the power of attracting or drawing to.

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  • adverb in a beautiful manner

Etymologies

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attractive +‎ -ly

Examples

  • His innate enthusiasm rather attractively translates into an appreciation for his fellow craftsmen.

    Generous, Vital, Enthusiastic, Wallach Lives to Tell the Tale

  • Michael looked blankly into the thin, intelligent face, a sunburnt face, which any woman would have described as attractively ugly.

    There was a King in Egypt

  • Great Portland Estates warned that rental values will continue to suffer further downward pressure but said it has seen an increase in 'attractively' priced acquisition opportunities.

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  • The Goose, the article says, "was what you might call attractively homely … without the remotest concession to streamlining.

    Homepage | INFORUM | Fargo, ND

  • The Goose, the article says, "was what you might call attractively homely … without the remotest concession to streamlining.

    Homepage | INFORUM | Fargo, ND

  • The Goose, the article says, "was what you might call attractively homely … without the remotest concession to streamlining.

    Homepage | INFORUM | Fargo, ND

  • The Goose, the article says, "was what you might call attractively homely … without the remotest concession to streamlining.

    Homepage | INFORUM | Fargo, ND

  • The Goose, the article says, "was what you might call attractively homely … without the remotest concession to streamlining.

    Homepage | INFORUM | Fargo, ND

  • The Goose, the article says, "was what you might call attractively homely … without the remotest concession to streamlining.

    Homepage | INFORUM | Fargo, ND

  • I visited Durham, Warwick, and Bath too, but Nottingham and Exeter were my final choices, and Exeter was my favourite: partly for its academic "respectability" but in the end it was also because the campus was attractively green, the city was nice, I'd heard the nightlife was good and perhaps because on the day of my visit the sun was shining and there was an ice cream van on campus.

    University open days: 'It was the ice cream van that swung it'

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