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Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being attractive or engaging.
  • n. The result of being attractive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being attractive or engaging.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts
  • n. sexual allure

Etymologies

From attractive +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Further adding to his attractiveness is the fact that Gordon is perhaps the only player at his position — and maybe the draft — capable of playing starter minutes during his rookie season.

    USATODAY.com - NBA Draft spotlight: Point guards

  • Professor Robert Brooks, who led the study, said in the release: Physical attractiveness is an important determining factor for evolutionary, social and economic success.

    Women With Long Arms More Attractive Than Those With Long Legs, Study Shows (POLL)

  • Physical attractiveness is not all, true, but it will give the owner a whole lot mores dates than someone who is average or below-average in the looks department.

    Ask Professor Foxy: Does My Size and Not Flirting Keep Me Alone? - Feministing

  • India's success or failure in boosting the size of its middle class will determine the long-term attractiveness of the market to foreign investors.

    India's Boom Bypasses Rural Poor

  • Obviously, some of the popularity for these various types of wines is generated by the quality of the wines themselves, while others are gaining in attractiveness as part of the growing international desire in many circles to do something positive to reverse or slow the trends brought about by decades and decades of short-sighted policies that have trashed our planet.

    Natural wines, premox, chenin blanc, 07 Port and Rhone – John Gilman | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • "And on the less gruesome side, personal" allure "is probably log-normally distributed, not just because physical attractiveness is probably so distributed, but a person's demeanor animates (interacts with) their plastic form.".

    Redistribution: Blocking the Revenge of the Nerds?, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Note that the section for female attractiveness is so much larger than the one for males.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Researchers such as DeBruine and Jones (who conduct many of their experiments online at FaceResearch. org) have found that the preference for facial attractiveness is hard-wired: people from different cultures and even young infants are all attracted to the same faces.

    Media bias and the U.S. presidential election

  • And no matter what the identity of the new president or the views of their advisers, the unvarnished versions of the unitary executive doctrine will always have a certain attractiveness, as presidents are well aware that in the event of the next attack, he or she will be held primarily responsible by the American people.

    Balkinization

  • TOKYO -- At a time when foreigners have been net sellers of Japanese shares, a government official is trying to enhance the market's long-term attractiveness by persuading Japan's listed companies to be more shareholder-friendly.

    Advocate Pitches Reform in Japan

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