|a.||1.||That appeals; imploring.|
|Adj.||1.||appealing - 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"|
unappealing - not able to attract favorable attention; "they have made the place as unappealing as possible"; "was forced to talk to his singularly unappealing hostess"
|2.||appealing - (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings; "the sympathetic characters in the play"|
|3.||appealing - expressing earnest entreaty; "the appealing and frightened look worn by an injured dog"; "she holds out her hand for money, importunate, insistent"; "a pleading note in her voice"|