appealing

[uh-pee-ling]
adjective
evoking or attracting interest, desire, curiosity, sympathy, or the like; attractive.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English; see appeal, -ing2

appealingly, adverb
appealingness, noun
nonappealing, adjective
nonappealingly, adverb
nonappealingness, noun
quasi-appealing, adjective
quasi-appealingly, adverb
unappealing, adjective
unappealingly, adverb
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appealing (əˈpiːlɪŋ)
 
adj
attractive or pleasing
 
appealingly
 
adv

unappealing (ˌʌnəˈpiːlɪŋ)
 
adj
not attractive or pleasing

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appealing
mid-15c., "action of petitioning a higher court or authority," from appeal (q.v.). By 1890s this had taken on as well a sense of "attractive.
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Example sentences
Their distinctive spots and attractive colors are meant to make them
  unappealing to predators.
Souvenir hawkers, unappealing restaurants and crowds were a constant backdrop
  to our lives.
With the prospect of an unappealing, entry-level job on the horizon, life in
  college becomes increasingly idealized.
Someone should set up a fund strictly for the conservation of unappealing
  animals.
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