Antonyms of noun attraction

1 of 5 senses of attraction

Sense 1
attraction, attractive force -- (the force by which one object attracts another)
       Antonym of repulsion (Sense 1)
      => repulsion, repulsive force -- (the force by which bodies repel one another)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun attraction

5 senses of attraction

Sense 1
attraction, attractive force -- (the force by which one object attracts another)
       => force -- ((physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity; "force equals mass times acceleration")

Sense 2
attraction -- (an entertainment that is offered to the public)
       => show -- (a social event involving a public performance or entertainment; "they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway")

Sense 3
attraction, attractiveness -- (the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts; "her personality held a strange attraction for him")
       => quality -- (an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare)

Sense 4
attraction, attractor, attracter, attractive feature, magnet -- (a characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts; "flowers are an attractor for bees")
       => feature, characteristic -- (a prominent attribute or aspect of something; "the map showed roads and other features"; "generosity is one of his best characteristics")

Sense 5
drawing card, draw, attraction, attractor, attracter -- (an entertainer who attracts large audiences; "he was the biggest drawing card they had")
       => entertainer -- (a person who tries to please or amuse)

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