Definitions for temptingˈtɛmp tɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alluring, beguiling, enticing, tempting(adj)

    highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire

    "an alluring prospect"; "her alluring smile"; "the voice was low and beguiling"; "difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement"; "a tempting invitation"

  2. tantalizing, tantalising, tempting(adj)

    very pleasantly inviting

    "a tantalizing aroma"; "a tempting repast"

Wiktionary

  1. tempting(Adjective)

    attractive, appealing, enticing

  2. tempting(Adjective)

    seductive, alluring, inviting

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tempting

    of Tempt

  2. Tempting(adj)

    adapted to entice or allure; attractive; alluring; seductive; enticing; as, tempting pleasures

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nikki Haley:

    During anxious times, it can be tempting to follow the siren call of the angriest voices.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    When the enemy is awake and around, don't ever shut your eyes even for a single second no matter how sweet and tempting the sleep.

  3. Dorothy Nevill:

    The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.

  4. Benjamin Franklin:

    Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.

  5. Carrie Underwood:

    I wish I could go to the Grammys, but travel’s kind of out for me at this point. It’s tempting, but I can’t fly that far away this late in my pregnancy, i’ll be in my pajamas watching it from the comfort of my couch.


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