What does tempting mean?

Definitions for tempting
ˈtɛmp tɪŋtempt·ing

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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

How to pronounce tempting?

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How to say tempting in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tempting in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tempting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of tempting in a Sentence

  1. David Hastings:

    These plastics will remain in the bay, the gulf and ocean for more than a lifetime, while we use most plastic bags and bottles for less than an hour, although it is tempting to clean up the mess, it is not feasible to remove these particles from the water column or separate them out from sediments.

  2. Bernie Ecclestone:

    The bottom line is simple: in the end, the major shareholder really doesn't want to sell. That's really the truth of things, people keep tempting him. And one day maybe...at the moment, there's people that may be doing a little more than in the past. But I think it will be difficult to get him to say yes.

  3. Jose Eliecer Sierra:

    Another very tempting option that people are thinking about is cattle - knocking down coffee trees and planting grass for cows.

  4. 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.

  5. Nikki Haley:

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

Images & Illustrations of tempting

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    • A. elusive
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