from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Attractive; inviting: an appealing manner; an appealing idea.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having appeal; attractive.
  • v. Present participle of appeal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. That appeals; imploring.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. able to attract interest or draw favorable attention
  • adj. (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings


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