What does appealing mean?

Definitions for appealing
əˈpi lɪŋap·peal·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. appealingadjective

    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, likableadjective

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

    "the sympathetic characters in the play"


  1. appealingadjective

    Having appeal; attractive.


  1. appealing

    Appealing refers to something that is attractive, interesting, engaging, or pleasing. It is often used to describe something that stimulates a positive emotional response or causes someone to feel favorably towards it. It can refer to physical appearance, personality traits, ideas, actions, or any other aspect that could garner interest or approval.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Appealing

    of Appeal

  2. Appealingadjective

    that appeals; imploring

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Anagrams for appealing »

  1. lagniappe

  2. panplegia

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  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

Examples of appealing in a Sentence

  1. Stephen Godfroy:

    (This) was the original role of a record store, being more than a point of purchase ... a place of congregation for independent, creative minds, a place that rewarded curiosity with serendipitous discovery, appealing to all ages and tastes in music.

  2. Adam Schiff:

    It does not prescribe a process for a fair trial, and the American people desperately want to believe that the Senate will give both the president and the House of Representatives a fair trial, we will be appealing as managers to the senators today to live up to the oath they have just taken, to do impartial justice and to hold a fair trial.

  3. People Editor-in-Chief Dan Wakeford:

    There are so many different variables and ways of approaching it, a starting point often is, when we want to make a decision, is to think about the zeitgeist, think about what is sexy at the moment. What do people find appealing at the moment ?

  4. Todd Rosenbluth:

    There is much less performance chasing among ESG investors, and that makes them more appealing as an investor base for companies and fund firms alike.

  5. Mansour Qurani:

    I am appealing to all officials to keep my son with me. They wo n’t take him from me. This is unfair.

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