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what does "tive" mean in the word attractive

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  1. Shikamaru11
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    it's an adjective so "tive" mean , one answer at a time. strong and positives or to add to the meaning of word "tive is used as a suffix....... Word Origin and History for attractive Expand. adj. late 14c., "absorptive," from Middle French attractif (14c.), from attract-, past participle stem of attrahere (see attract). Meaning "having the quality of drawing people's eye or interest" is from 1580s; sense of "pleasing, alluring" is from c.1600.

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