Definitions for: Appealing


[adj] able to attract interest or draw favorable attention; "He added an appealing and memorable figure to popular American mythology"- Vincent Starrett; "an appealing sense of humor"; "the idea of having enough money to retire at fifty is very appealing"
[adj] expressing earnest entreaty; "the appealing and frightened look worn by an injured dog"; "she holds out her hand for money, importunate, insistent"; "a pleading note in her voice"
[adj] (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings; "the sympathetic characters in the play"



Webster (1913) Definition: Ap*peal"ing, a.
That appeals; imploring. -- Ap*peal"ing*ly, adv. --
Ap*peal"ing*ness, n.

Synonyms: attention-getting, attractive, beseeching, catchy, imploring, importunate, likable, likeable, pleading, sympathetic

Antonyms: unappealing, unlikable, unlikeable, unsympathetic

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