The difference between Attractive and Engaging

When used as adjectives, attractive means causing attraction, whereas engaging means that engages the attention.

check bellow for the other definitions of Attractive and Engaging

  1. Attractive as an adjective:

    Causing attraction; having the quality of attracting by inherent force.

  2. Attractive as an adjective:

    Having the power of charming or alluring by agreeable qualities; enticing.


    "That's a very attractive offer."

  3. Attractive as an adjective:

    Pleasing or appealing to the senses, especially of the opposite sex.


    "He is an attractive fellow with a trim figure."

  1. Engaging as an adjective:

    That engages the attention; engrossing, interesting; enthralling.


    "I found the first of the Harry Potter books a very engaging read."

  2. Engaging as an adjective:

    Charming; attractive, especially of a manner or behaviour.


    "Beauty, of course, and a bright, engaging personality — or at least the ability to fake one — are prerequisites for entering the Miss World competition."

  1. Engaging as a verb: