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evoking or attracting interest, desire, curiosity, sympathy, or the like; attractive.
Historical Examples

His appealingness had for the instant soothed that angry devil in her.
Rose MacLeod Alice Brown

attractive or pleasing

mid-15c. as a noun, “action of petitioning a higher court or authority,” verbal noun from appeal (v.). Adjectival sense of “attractive” attested by 1892. Related: Appealingly.


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    evoking or attracting interest, desire, curiosity, sympathy, or the like; attractive. Contemporary Examples The idea behind the labeling of GMOs is simple, logical, and appealingly democratic. Whole Foods’ Anti-GMO Swindle Michael Schulson September 14, 2014 “People are surprised,” he recently told The Dallas Morning News in appealingly self-aware, self-deprecating mode. A George W. Bush Comeback? […]

  • Appear

    to come into sight; become visible: A man suddenly appeared in the doorway. to have the of being; seem; look: to appear wise. to be obvious or easily perceived; be clear or made clear by evidence: It appears to me that you are right. to come or be placed before the public; be published: Her […]

  • Appear as

    Act the part of in public, usually alluding to a performance on stage. For example, She got wonderful reviews when she appeared as Portia. This idiom uses appear in the sense of “to come before the public,” a usage dating from the late 1500s.

  • Appearance money

    noun money paid by a promoter of an event to a particular celebrity in order to ensure that the celebrity takes part in the event noun money paid to a celebrity or star athlete to appear at a particular event

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