Definition of Counterattraction

1. Noun. A rival attraction.

Generic synonyms: Attraction



Definition of Counterattraction

1. Noun. Something that vies for the attention of a person or thing in competition with something else; a rival for preference. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Counterattraction

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counterattacked
counterattacker
counterattackers
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counterattraction (current term)
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counterbiblical

Literary usage of Counterattraction

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1. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1890)
"... result in 1889 as. in 1887—8 had it not been for the powerful derivative counterattraction offered by the Universal Exhibition and the centenary fetes. ..."

2. The Story of the Great War by Francis Joseph Reynolds, Allen Leon Churchill, Leonard Wood, Francis Trevelyan Miller, Austin Melvin Knight, Frederick Palmer, Frank Herbert Simonds, Arthur Brown Ruhl (1920)
"... the counterattraction- of the general election the interest of the people of the city in their distinguished guest had not diminished. ..."

3. The Elements: An Investigation of the Forces which Determine the Position by William Leighton Jordan (1867)
"But, nevertheless, the intrinsic difference between the nature of a centrifugal force of counterattraction proceeding from astral gravitation, and VOL. II. ..."

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