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ALLUREMENT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does allurement mean? 

ALLUREMENT (noun)
  The noun ALLUREMENT has 3 senses:

1. attractiveness
2. the power to entice or attract through personal charm
3. the act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money)

  Familiarity information: ALLUREMENT used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ALLUREMENT (noun)


Sense 1allurement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Attractiveness

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Context example:

its allurement was its remoteness

Hypernyms ("allurement" is a kind of...):

enticement; temptation (something that seduces or has the quality to seduce)


Sense 2allurement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The power to entice or attract through personal charm

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

allure; temptingness; allurement

Hypernyms ("allurement" is a kind of...):

attraction; attractiveness (the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "allurement"):

invitation (a tempting allurement)


Sense 3allurement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of enticing a person to do something wrong (as an offer of sex in return for money)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

allurement; solicitation

Hypernyms ("allurement" is a kind of...):

enticement; temptation (the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire)


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