What does appealing mean?

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əˈpi lɪŋap·peal·ing

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. appealing(Adjective)

    Having appeal; attractive.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Appealing

    of Appeal

  2. Appealing(adj)

    that appeals; imploring

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Numerology

  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. Patricia Tollenger:

    I'm tired of the slip-throughs. The appealing part to me about Trump is he's a man of action.

  2. Photographer Blincoe:

    I'm not so particular in my personal life, you know. My house isn't arranged by color, everything isn't in place at all times. But I think it's a good little kind of retreat for me to present these items in a visually appealing way, it's not something that I set up like, 'Oh, thank god I got that out of me,' but you know, it's definitely a part of what I love to do.

  3. Eric Good:

    People poach ploughshare tortoises for their value as pets, like coin collectors who want a mint coin, collectors want a perfect tortoise, so by defacing the animals we make them less appealing to buyers.

  4. Teresa Downing-Matibag:

    Dressing girls like grown women for Halloween communicates that they have the sexuality of adults, in the bodies of children, while little girls themselves likely have very little awareness of adult or even adolescent sexuality, or what sex is really about, the adults who are seeing them on the streets do. We are also communicating to adults that little girls are sexually appealing, and this message has tragic implications for their vulnerability to sexual abuse.

  5. Zak Shaikh:

    A show like' Love Is Blind is Blind' may well be a U.S-focused strategy to help support Love Is Blind U.S. subscription service which is being challenged by a number of other players, in particular, Netflix may believe that the types of audiences who cancel the service the most, or don't subscribe to it yet, would find' Love Is Blind is Blind' appealing.

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