Attraction vs. Charm

Attraction vs. Charm — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Attraction and Charm

Attractionnoun

The act or capability of attracting.

Charmnoun

The power or quality of pleasing or delighting; appeal

an old house with a lot of charm.

Attractionnoun

The quality of attracting; charm.

Charmnoun

A quality that pleases or attracts; a delightful characteristic

A mischievous grin was among the child's many charms.

Attractionnoun

A feature or characteristic that attracts.

Charmnoun

A small ornament, such as one worn on a bracelet.

Attractionnoun

A person, place, thing, or event that is intended to attract

The main attraction was a Charlie Chaplin film.

Charmnoun

An item worn for its supposed magical benefit, as in warding off evil; an amulet.

Attractionnoun

A force exerted between bodies that tends to draw or hold them together, such as gravitational force or the electric or magnetic force between bodies of opposite polarity.

Charmnoun

An action or formula thought to have magical power.

Attractionnoun

The tendency to attract.

The Moon is held in its orbit by the attraction of the Earth's gravity.

Charmnoun

A quantum property of subatomic particles that is conserved in electromagnetic and strong interactions but may not be conserved in weak interactions that cause the decay of particles containing charm quarks.

Attractionnoun

The feeling of being attracted.

I felt a strange attraction towards the place.

Charmnoun

The quantum number that represents the charm property, equal to the difference between the number of charm quarks and the number of charm antiquarks.

Attractionnoun

(countable) An event, location, or business that has a tendency to draw interest from visitors, and in many cases, local residents.

The new mall should be a major attraction.Star Tours is a very cool Disney World attraction.

Charmverb

To delight or fascinate

the simple elegance of the meal charmed the guests.

Attractionnoun

(chess) The sacrifice of pieces in order to expose the enemy king.

Charmverb

To induce by means of strong personal attractiveness

charmed the guard into admitting them without invitations.

Attractionnoun

the force by which one object attracts another

Charmverb

To cast or seem to cast a spell on; bewitch.

Attractionnoun

an entertainment that is offered to the public

Charmverb

To be alluring or pleasing.

Attractionnoun

the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts;

her personality held a strange attraction for him

Charmverb

To function as an amulet or charm.

Attractionnoun

a characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts;

flowers are an attractor for bees

Charmverb

To use magic spells.

Attractionnoun

an entertainer who attracts large audiences;

he was the biggest drawing card they had

Charmnoun

An object, act or words believed to have magic power (usually carries a positive connotation).

a charm against evilIt works like a charm.

Charmnoun

The ability to persuade, delight or arouse admiration; often constructed in the plural.

He had great personal charm.She tried to win him over with her charms.

Charmnoun

A small trinket on a bracelet or chain, etc., traditionally supposed to confer luck upon the wearer.

She wears a charm bracelet on her wrist.

Charmnoun

(physics) A quantum number of hadrons determined by the quantity of charm quarks & antiquarks.

Charmnoun

(finance) A second-order measure of derivative price sensitivity, expressed as the instantaneous rate of change of delta with respect to time.

Charmnoun

The mixed sound of many voices, especially of birds or children.

Charmnoun

A flock, group (especially of finches).

Charmverb

To seduce, persuade or fascinate someone or something.

He charmed her with his dashing tales of his days as a sailor.

Charmverb

(transitive) To use a magical charm upon; to subdue, control, or summon by incantation or supernatural influence.

After winning three games while wearing the chain, Dan began to think it had been charmed.

Charmverb

To protect with, or make invulnerable by, spells, charms, or supernatural influences.

She led a charmed life.

Charmverb

To make music upon.

Charmverb

To subdue or overcome by some secret power, or by that which gives pleasure; to allay; to soothe.

Charmnoun

attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates;

his smile was part of his appeal to her

Charmnoun

a verbal formula believed to have magical force;

he whispered a spell as he moved his handsinscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese

Charmnoun

something believed to bring good luck

Charmverb

attract; cause to be enamored;

She captured all the men's hearts

Charmverb

control by magic spells, as by practicing witchcraft

Charmverb

protect through supernatural powers or charms

Charmverb

induce into action by using one's charm;

She charmed him into giving her all his money