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Synonyms for appealing
əˈpi lɪŋap·peal·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. appealingadjective

    able to attract interest or draw favorable attention

    "He added an appealing and memorable figure to popular American mythology"- Vincent Starrett; "an appealing sense of humor"; "the idea of having enough money to retire at fifty is very appealing"

    Synonyms:
    likable, likeable, sympathetic

    Antonyms:
    unappealing, off-putting, unattractive

  2. sympathetic, appealing, likeable, likableadjective

    (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings

    "the sympathetic characters in the play"

    Synonyms:
    kindly, sympathetic, benevolent, likable, likeable, good-hearted, harmonic, large-hearted, charitable, openhearted

    Antonyms:
    off-putting, unappealing, unattractive

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  1. appealingadjective

    Synonyms:
    imploring, beseeching, entreating, supplicating

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "appealing":

    attractive, calling, appeal, interesting, tempting, seductive

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#8928charitable
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#13039kindly
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#24966seductive
#28923benevolent
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How to use appealing in a sentence?

  1. Clay Schroers:

    The choice of Pence shows Trump has little interest in appealing to anyone outside of his extremist base and Big Polluters.

  2. Matthew Litfin:

    This is a gaming generation and they do not like to have to talk to somebody. If you can make day-to-day commerce more like a game they can play on their phones, they are more likely to engage, our focus on digital efforts (is meant to) make certain that we are appealing to younger audiences, which will be the future of the overall business.

  3. Bill Miller:

    There is this general idea that people need to change themselves to become more attractive. Maybe they will have to look for a significant other more actively, they have to figure out what will click for them and what won’t. There is this ‘I need to make myself more appealing’ aspect in all human relationships, we are really only at the beginning of exploring the attractional effects on an immunological basis. It might be a little disturbing to some, but it’s true. What does this teach us about ourselves and our sexual attractions? What does it mean to look at this from a purely biological basis?

  4. Joe Biden:

    There's one guy absolutely denigrating an entire group of people, appealing to the baser side of human nature, working on this notion of xenophobia in a way that hasn't occurred in a long time.

  5. Kristen Lovell:

    Passability is definitely a privilege, as you're transitioning, you're prone to have increased lash outs from people because your appearance isn't appealing to them. People always want to fight what they don't understand. It puts people who are starting to transition in danger.

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