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Definition of appealing adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    appealing

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//əˈpilɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1 attractive or interesting Spending the holidays with my in-laws wasn't a prospect that I found particularly appealing. Brightly colored packaging made the pens especially appealing to children. opposite unappealing
  2. 2 showing that you want people to help you or to show you sympathy “Would you really help?” he said with an appealing look.
appealingly adverb
 
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an appealingly witty story The dog looked up at her appealingly.
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