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Physical Attraction

Definition of the noun physical attraction

What does physical attraction mean as a name of something?


  1. a desire for sexual intimacy


  1. "Physical Attraction" is a composition.
  2. "Physical Attraction" is a musical album of The Flirts.
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Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender (2017)

by Kevin L. Nadal

Men also report greater physical attraction to younger women and to women who are ovulating. When selecting partners for long-term relationships, heterosexual men desire characteristics indicative of warmth, trustworthiness, and status (in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Relationships (2009)

Vol. 1- by Harry T. Reis, Susan Sprecher

Many traits or factors can lead to liking, lust, or love between two people; these factors include physical attraction, similarity, and familiarity, among others. Another construct that can lead two people to become friends or lovers is proximity, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Adult Development (1993)

by Robert Kastenbaum

Physical attraction has been most often studied by researchers. This form of attraction is most important when one first meets another person. However, as people come to know each other better, the initial perception of physical attractiveness ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religion and Nature (2008)

by Bron Taylor

An aesthetic value underscores the physical attraction and beauty of nature. This perspective has been instru- mental in developing the human capacities for recogniz- ing and promoting order and organization, developing ideas of harmony, ...

Google previewA to Z of Narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder Encyclopedia (2014)

The Narcissism Bible by Sam Vaknin

Physical Attraction and Sexual Availability 2. Good-naturedness 3. Faithfulness 4. Protective Affectionateness 5. Dependability There are three possible explanations as to why men look for these qualities in women: the evolutionary- biological ...

Google previewThe Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family Studies, 4 Volume Set (2016)

by Constance L. Shehan

Physical attraction is also predictive of which potential partners a person approaches. Facial symmetry and proportionality play a role in judgments of physical attractiveness, as does a woman's waist-to-hip ratio. Modern technologies have ...

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I was 23, and he was 86. I saw a very sick man. I just wanted to just talk with him. There was no physical attraction at all. He was very much attracted to me. (Anna Nicole Smith)
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