Definition of appealing:
large-hearted, good-hearted, catchy, beseeching, harmonic, charitable, importunate, attractive, likable, likeable, pleading, sympathetic, kindly, attention-getting, openhearted, benevolent, imploring.
- appealing (part of speech: verb)
- requesting (part of speech: verb)
For being ravished with the sight of the princely gifts that were before him, and being tempted thereupon to challenge and aspire to things above him, he deigned not to accept the king's present as a reward for good news, but indignantly crying out and appealing to witnesses, he protested that he, and none but he, had killed Cyrus, and that he was unjustly deprived of the glory.- "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
- "The Man Who Staked the Stars", Charles Dye.
The Marquis pressed his young friend's hand, watched him depart to his duties, and then, turning back to the groups gathered in the parlour, he waved his hand with a gesture at once dignified and appealing to call for silence.- "The Aspirations of Jean Servien", Anatole France.