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Definition: 1. a quality that makes someone attractive to others; 2. the power or ability to attract

Synonyms: attraction, charm, allure, appeal, charisma, pull, force

Antonyms: repellant

Tips: In physics, magnetism is a phenomenon by which materials exert an attractive or repulsive force on other materials. Iron magnets have magnetism (attraction) for certain types of steel. Magnetism is used figuratively to describe a person's charm and allure. If someone possesses magnetism, others are attracted to and often influenced by the person. The adjective magnetic is used to describe a personality that is attractive to others

Usage Examples:

He is not a real attractive guy, but his personality has such magnetism that women are drawn to him. (allure, appeal)

The young actress has a personal magnetism that makes people want to go see her movies. (allure, attraction)

He has a magnetic personality, which enables him to have great influence over others. (attractive, alluring) adjective

He has a unique magnetism about him that makes everyone want to be his friend. (attractiveness, allure)

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