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Definition of Attraction


  1. An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together, or to produce their cohesion or combination, and conversely resisting separation.
  2. The act or property of attracting; the effect of the power or operation of attraction.
  3. The power or act of alluring, drawing to, inviting, or engaging; an attractive quality; as, the attraction of beauty or eloquence.
  4. That which attracts; an attractive object or feature.

Attraction Quotations

When one has love for God, one doesn't feel any physical attraction to wife, children, relatives and friends. One retains only compassion for them.

There is safety in reserve, but no attraction. One cannot love a reserved person.
Jane Austen

Without contraries is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence.
William Blake

The idea of winning a doctor's degree gradually assumed the aspect of a great moral struggle, and the moral fight possessed immense attraction for me.
Elizabeth Blackwell

Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
Henry Ward Beecher
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Attraction Translations

attraction in Afrikaans is aantrekkingskrag
attraction in Dutch is aantrekkelijkheid
attraction in German is Attraktion {f}, Anziehungskraft {f}
attraction in Italian is attrazione
attraction in Swedish is dragningskraft
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