Attractivity vs Attraction - What's the difference?

attractivity | attraction |


As nouns the difference between attractivity and attraction

is that attractivity is the quality or degree of attractive power or influence while attraction is the tendency to attract.

attractivity

English

Noun

(head)
  • The quality or degree of attractive power or influence.
  • * 1841 , ZoĆ© de Gatti de Gamond [authoress of French original; English translatrix unknown], The Phalanstery; or, Attractive Industry and Moral Harmony , introduction, page xxiii
  • This voice, this unity, is the true attractivity which is to redeem man.

    Synonyms

    * attractiveness

    References

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    attraction

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The tendency to attract.
  • The feeling of being attracted.
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  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients , passage=When you're well enough off so's you don't have to fret about anything but your heft or your diseases you begin to get queer, I suppose. And the queerer the cure for those ailings the bigger the attraction . A place like the Right Livers' Rest was bound to draw freaks, same as molasses draws flies.}}
  • An event or location that has a tendency to attract visitors.
  • (chess) The sacrifice of pieces in order to expose the enemy king.
  • Synonyms

    * charm * pull

    Antonyms

    * repulsion