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pre·pos·sess·ing

 (prē′pə-zĕs′ĭng)
adj.
1. Serving to impress favorably; pleasing: a prepossessing appearance.
2. Archaic Causing prejudice.

pre′pos·sess′ing·ly adv.

prepossessing

(ˌpriːpəˈzɛsɪŋ)
adj
creating a favourable impression; attractive
ˌpreposˈsessingly adv
ˌpreposˈsessingness n

pre•pos•sess•ing

(ˌpri pəˈzɛs ɪŋ)

adj.
impressing favorably; engaging; attractive.
[1635–45]
pre`pos•sess′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.prepossessing - creating a favorable impression; "strong and vigorous and of prepossessing appearance"
attractive - pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm; "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive clothes"; "a book with attractive illustrations"

prepossessing

adjective
Translations

prepossessing

[ˌpriːpəˈzesɪŋ] ADJagradable, atractivo
not very prepossessingno muy atractivo

prepossessing

[ˌpriːpəˈzɛsɪŋ] adjavenant(e), engageant(e)

prepossessing

prepossessing

[ˌpriːpəˈzɛsɪŋ] adjattraente
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Although Heywood's two-part play concentrates on Jane Shore, Edward's best-remembered mistress (the wife of a city goldsmith), audiences would probably have known that the historical king, a prepossessingly hand-some man, was notorious for a multiplicity of concubines and for his easy way with the wives of London citizens whose affections he courted and with whom he remained uncommonly popular.