Pronunciation: mag-‘ne-tik

1: possessing an extraordinary power or ability to attract
2: a : of or relating to a magnet or to magnetism
b : of, relating to, or characterized by the earth’s magnetism
c : magnetized or capable of being magnetized
d : actuated by magnetic attraction

Have you ever held two industrial strength magnets in your hands? You try to pull them apart, and it is possible. But even though you have them pulled apart your shaking trying to keep them pulled apart. Damn near impossible.