The difference between Appealing and Engaging

When used as adjectives, appealing means having appeal, whereas engaging means that engages the attention.

Appealing is also noun with the meaning: the act of making an appeal.

check bellow for the other definitions of Appealing and Engaging

  1. Appealing as an adjective:

    Having appeal; attractive.

  1. Appealing as a verb:

  1. Appealing as a noun:

    The act of making an appeal.

  1. Engaging as an adjective:

    That engages the attention; engrossing, interesting; enthralling.


    "I found the first of the Harry Potter books a very engaging read."

  2. Engaging as an adjective:

    Charming; attractive, especially of a manner or behaviour.


    "Beauty, of course, and a bright, engaging personality — or at least the ability to fake one — are prerequisites for entering the Miss World competition."

  1. Engaging as a verb: