What does appealing mean?

Definitions for appealingəˈpi lɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word appealing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. sympathetic, appealing, likeable, likable(adj)

    (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings

    "the sympathetic characters in the play"


  1. appealing(Adjective)

    Having appeal; attractive.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Appealing

    of Appeal

  2. Appealing(adj)

    that appeals; imploring


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of appealing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of appealing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Ginola:

    The prospect of going home is very appealing.

  2. Caleb Shumway:

    For a poor college student, that’s pretty appealing.

  3. Chris Semenuk:

    The only appealing investment right now in Asia is India.

  4. Daniel J. Boorstin:

    More appealing than knowledge itself is the feeling of knowledge.

  5. Steven Pinker:

    Ancestor worship must be an appealing idea to those who are about to become ancestors.

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