Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1913
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."
Flowers of a livid yellow, or fleshy color, are most attractive to flies.
-- At*tract"ive*ly, adv. -- At*tract"ive*ness, n.
At*tract"ive, n. That which attracts or draws; an attraction; an allurement.
Speaks nothing but attractives and invitation.