Meaning of ATTRACTION in English

n. Function: noun

1 a quality that elicits admiration or pleased responsiveness FF1C; yielding to the attraction of the balmy afternoon FF1E;

Synonyms: allurement, appeal, attractiveness, call, draw, drawing power, lure, pull, seduction

Related Words: charm, glamour, interest; delight, pleasure; bait, hook, snare

Contrasted Words: offensiveness, repulsiveness, ugliness

2 a relationship characteristic of individuals that are drawn together naturally or involuntarily and exert a degree of influence on one another FF1C; the attraction between iron and the magnet FF1E;

Synonyms: affinity, sympathy

Related Words: accord, concord, harmony

Idioms: drawing together

Contrasted Words: conflict, discord, friction, tension

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.