“coming attractions” at the movies.
Two people who are drawn to each others looks are an example of people experiencing an attraction.
A ride at an amusement park is an example of an attraction.
The main attraction was a Charlie Chaplin film.
The Moon is held in its orbit by the attraction of the Earth's gravity.
I felt a strange attraction towards the place.
The new mall should be a major attraction.
Other Word Forms
Origin of attraction
- Middle English, from Old French attraction, from Latin attractio from past participle of attrahō (= ad + trahō)