attractive (adj.) Look up attractive at Dictionary.com
late 14c., "absorptive," from Old French atractif "having the power to attract" (14c.), from attract-, past participle stem of Latin attrahere (see attract). Meaning "having the quality of drawing people's eye or interest" is from 1580s; sense of "pleasing, alluring" is from c. 1600. Related: Attractively; attractiveness.