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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"

    likable, likeable, sympathetic

    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"

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

    off-putting, unappealing, unattractive

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  1. appealingadjective

    imploring, beseeching, entreating, supplicating

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "appealing":

    attractive, calling, appeal, interesting, tempting, seductive

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How to use appealing in a sentence?

  1. Raj Shah:

    I took my first dose and I am appealing to all students to take the vaccine and be safe.

  2. People Editor-in-Chief Dan Wakeford:

    There are so many different variables and ways of approaching it, a starting point often is, when we want to make a decision, is to think about the zeitgeist, think about what is sexy at the moment. What do people find appealing at the moment ?

  3. Chris Urmson:

    If you think about the other big names that are developing the technology, they're all tied up in one way or another with another larger company, for our partners one of the things they may find appealing is the fact that if you actually want to place a bet on self-driving technology, we're the legitimate independent alternative.

  4. Mark Burns:

    He is appealing to evangelicals across the board because he (is) authentic and what you see is what you get, millions of Americans are angry and frustrated with politicians, especially those who come to South Carolina and they know the song and dance and they’re saying they are one of us and when they go back to Washington they are voting for legal abortions and same-sex marriage.

  5. Stephen Farnsworth:

    Freitas is the one to watch. He is drawing Republican support to his campaign with the viral video appeals to conservatives, while he’s also appealing to Republican insiders.

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