- I(Roget's IV) modif.Syn. alluring, beguiling, tempting; see charming .II(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.persuasive, enticing, tempting, alluring, tantalizing, beguiling, attractive, flirtatious, sexy, bewitching.ANT.: repellent, repulsiveIII(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Tending to seduce: alluring, bewitching, come-hither, enticing, inveigling, inviting, luring, siren, tempting, witching. See LIKE, PERSUASION, SEX.
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Seductive — Se*duc tive, a. Tending to lead astray; apt to mislead by flattering appearances; tempting; alluring; as, a seductive offer. [1913 Webster] This may enable us to understand how seductive is the influence of example. Sir W. Hamilton. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
seductive — index attractive, provocative, suggestive (risqué) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
seductive — (adj.) 1760s, from L. seduct , pp. stem of seducere (see SEDUCE (Cf. seduce)) + IVE (Cf. ive). Related: Seductively; seductiveness … Etymology dictionary
seductive — [adj] alluring, sexy attracting, attractive, beguiling, bewitching, captivating, charming, come hither*, desirable, drawing, enchanting, enticing, fascinating, flirtatious, inviting, irresistible, magnetic, provocative, ravishing, siren, specious … New thesaurus
seductive — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ tempting and attractive. DERIVATIVES seductively adverb seductiveness noun … English terms dictionary
seductive — [si duk′tiv] adj. [< L seductus, pp. of seducere (see SEDUCE) + IVE] tending to seduce, or lead astray; tempting; enticing seductively adv. seductiveness n … English World dictionary
seductive — [[t]sɪdʌ̱ktɪv[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is seductive is very attractive or makes you want to do something that you would not otherwise do. It s a seductive argument. Derived words: seductively ADV GRADED usu ADV adj, also ADV with v… … English dictionary
seductive — se|duc|tive [sıˈdʌktıv] adj 1.) someone, especially a woman, who is seductive is sexually attractive ▪ She used all of her seductive charm to try and persuade him. 2.) something that is seductive is very interesting or attractive to you, in a way … Dictionary of contemporary English
seductive — adjective 1 someone who is seductive is sexually attractive: She had a low, seductive voice. 2 something that is seductive is very interesting or attractive to you, in a way that persuades you to do something you would not usually do: the… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
seductive — se|duc|tive [ sı dʌktıv ] adjective 1. ) sexually attractive: Greg s voice was smoky and seductive. a seductive dress 2. ) attractive and likely to persuade you to do something that may be harmful or wrong: The arguments seem seductive at first.… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
seductive — UK [sɪˈdʌktɪv] / US adjective 1) sexually attractive Greg s voice was smoky and seductive. a seductive dress 2) attractive and likely to persuade you to do something that may be harmful or wrong The arguments seem seductive at first. Derived word … English dictionary