Attraction

In general, an attraction draws one object towards another one.A term may have the following specific meanings:

  • In physics, attraction may refer to gravity or to the electromagnetic force
  • Attraction (emotion) or attractiveness
  • Interpersonal attraction, the attraction between people which leads to friendships and romantic relationships
  • Physical attraction, attraction on the basis of beauty
  • Sexual attraction, attraction on the basis of sexual desire
  • Tourist attraction, a place of interest where tourists visit
    • Amusement park attraction
  • Attraction (grammar), the process by which a relative pronoun takes on — that is, is "attracted to" — the case of its antecedent
  • Law of Attraction (New Age), a belief that mental disposition will attract similar results
  • Attraction (horse) (foaled 2001)
  • The Attractions, backing band for Elvis Costello

Famous quotes containing the word attraction:

    The struggle of literature is in fact a struggle to escape from the confines of language; it stretches out from the utmost limits of what can be said; what stirs literature is the call and attraction of what is not in the dictionary.
    Italo Calvino (1923–1985)

    The wretchedness of failure is the great attraction of success.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    All seemingly profound thinking which passes for realism, because it conveniently does away with all troublesome principles, has a great attraction for the adolescent mind.
    Johan Huizinga (1872–1945)