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Definition of appealing adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    appealing

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//əˈpiːlɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈpiːlɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1attractive or interesting Spending the holidays in Britain wasn't a prospect that I found particularly appealing. Brightly coloured packaging made the pens especially appealing to children. opposite unappealing
  2. 2showing that you want people to help you or to show you pity or sympathy ‘Would you really help?’ he said with an appealing look.
  3. Extra examples The large salary made their offer even more appealing to him. These toys are not immediately appealing to children. Spending the holidays in Britain wasn’t a prospect that I found particularly appealing.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: appealing

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