appealing


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ap·peal·ing

 (ə-pē′lĭng)
adj.
Attractive; inviting: an appealing manner; an appealing idea.

ap·peal′ing·ly adv.

appealing

(əˈpiːlɪŋ)
adj
attractive or pleasing
apˈpealingly adv

ap•peal•ing

(əˈpi lɪŋ)

adj.
1. having great appeal; attractive.
2. entreating; imploring.
[1400–50]
ap•peal′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.appealing - able to attract interest or draw favorable attentionappealing - 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"
unappealing - not able to attract favorable attention; "they have made the place as unappealing as possible"; "was forced to talk to his singularly unappealing hostess"
2.appealing - (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelingsappealing - (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings; "the sympathetic characters in the play"
drama - the literary genre of works intended for the theater

appealing

Translations
، مُناشِد مُسْتَغيثجَذَّاب، فاتِن، أخّاذ
atraktivnípřitažlivýprosebný
bedendebønfaldendetiltalende
aîlaîandisárbænandi, biîjandi
prosebný
privlačen
albeniliçekiciyalvararakyalvarırcasına

appealing

[əˈpiːlɪŋ] ADJ
1. (= attractive) [idea] → atractivo, atrayente
the idea would be very appealing to Britainla idea resultaría muy atractiva or atrayente para Gran Bretaña
the book is especially appealing to the younger readerel libro es de especial interés para el lector joven
they are trying to make the party more appealing to younger votersintentan hacer que el partido atraiga al electorado joven
2. (= beseeching) [look, eyes] → suplicante

appealing

[əˈpiːlɪŋ] adj
(= attractive) [idea, thought] → attrayant(e)
(= touching) → attendrissant(e)
(= imploring) [look] → implorant(e)

appealing

adj
(= attractive)attraktiv; person, characteransprechend, attraktiv; smile, eyesattraktiv, reizvoll; kitten, childsüß, niedlich; cottage, housereizvoll, reizend
(= supplicating) look, voiceflehend

appealing

[əˈpiːlɪŋ] adj (attractive) → attraente; (pleading) → supplichevole

appeal

(əːpiːl) verb
1. (often with to) to ask earnestly for something. She appealed (to him) for help.
2. to take a case one has lost to a higher court etc; to ask (a referee, judge etc) for a new decision. He appealed against a three-year sentence.
3. (with to) to be pleasing. This place appeals to me.
noun
1. (the act of making) a request (for help, a decision etc). The appeal raised $500 for charity; a last appeal for help; The judge rejected his appeal.
2. attraction. Music holds little appeal for me.
apˈpealing adjective
1. pleasing. an appealing little girl.
2. showing that a person wishes help etc. an appealing glance.
References in classic literature ?
Method of Guarding Against the Encroachments of Any One Department of Government by Appealing to the People Through a Convention For the Independent Journal.
All on a sudden some night it will come wailing in the wind outside your window, and you must blacken your heart and harden your face with another strangling grip of its slim appealing throat, another blow upon its angel eyes.
Although Prince Vasili listened reluctantly and not very politely to the elderly lady, even betraying some impatience, she gave him an ingratiating and appealing smile, and took his hand that he might not go away.