At*tract"ive, n. That which attracts or
draws; an attraction; an allurement.
Speaks nothing but attractives and invitation.
At*tract"ive (?), a. [Cf. F.
attractif.] 1. Having the power or quality of
attracting or drawing; as, the attractive force of bodies.
Sir I. Newton.
2. Attracting or drawing by moral influence or
pleasurable emotion; alluring; inviting; pleasing. "Attractive
graces." Milton. "Attractive eyes." Thackeray.
Flowers of a livid yellow, or fleshy color, are most
attractive to flies.
-- At*tract"ive*ly, adv. --