meaning of appealing

appealing meaning in General Dictionary

That appeals imploring

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  • in a position to attract interest or draw favorable attention
  • (of figures in literary works or crisis) evoking empathic or sympathetic emotions
  • of Appeal
  • That appeals; imploring.

appealing meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-15c. as a noun, "activity of petitioning an increased judge or authority," spoken noun from charm (v.). Adjectival feeling of "attractive" attested by 1892. Associated: Appealingly.

appealing meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Appeal

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  • (a.) That appeals; imploring.

Sentence Examples with the word appealing

She hadn't planned on jumping off her building, but the events of this night made the idea more appealing than having her head severed from her body or ending up a pile of bones in a bathtub.

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