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appealing

[ uh-pee-ling ]
/ əˈpi lɪŋ /
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adjective
evoking or attracting interest, desire, curiosity, sympathy, or the like; attractive.
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Origin of appealing

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at appeal, -ing2

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British Dictionary definitions for appealing

appealing
/ (əˈpiːlɪŋ) /

adjective
attractive or pleasing

Derived forms of appealing

appealingly, adverb
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