Ravishable



adjective

likely to or capable of being ravished; sexually desirable
Examples

They describe the hot actress as being ravishable.
Word Origin

1654

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    [rav-ish] /ˈræv ɪʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to fill with strong emotion, especially joy. 2. to seize and carry off by force. 3. to carry off (a woman) by force. 4. to rape (a woman). /ˈrævɪʃ/ verb (transitive) 1. (often passive) to give great delight to; enrapture 2. to rape 3. (archaic) to carry […]

  • Ravishingly

    [rav-i-shing] /ˈræv ɪ ʃɪŋ/ adjective 1. extremely beautiful or attractive; enchanting; entrancing. /ˈrævɪʃɪŋ/ adjective 1. delightful; lovely; entrancing n. “act of plundering,” c.1300, verbal noun from ravish (v.). adj. mid-14c., “ravenous;” early 15c., “enchanting;” present participle adjective from ravish (v.). The figurative notion is of “carrying off from earth to heaven.” Related: Ravishingly.



  • Ravishing

    [rav-i-shing] /ˈræv ɪ ʃɪŋ/ adjective 1. extremely beautiful or attractive; enchanting; entrancing. [rav-ish] /ˈræv ɪʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to fill with strong emotion, especially joy. 2. to seize and carry off by force. 3. to carry off (a woman) by force. 4. to rape (a woman). /ˈrævɪʃɪŋ/ adjective 1. delightful; lovely; entrancing /ˈrævɪʃ/ […]

  • Ravishment

    [rav-ish-muh nt] /ˈræv ɪʃ mənt/ noun 1. rapture or ecstasy. 2. violent removal. 3. the forcible abduction of a woman. 4. 1 (def 1). n. 1530s, from Middle French ravissement (14c.), from ravir (see ravish).



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