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.




  • 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.


    * attractiveness


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  • The tendency to attract.
  • The feeling of being attracted.
  • * , chapter=5
  • , 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


    * repulsion