Definition: a pleasing attraction; interesting; charming

Derivation: Latin: “to address” based on ‘to drive.’

• Beauty must appeal to the senses, must provide us with immediate enjoyment, must impress us or insinuate itself into us without any effort on our part. — Achille Claude Debussy (1862-1918) French composer
• We have eyes, and we’re looking at stuff all the time, all day long. I just think that whatever our eyes touch should be beautiful, tasteful, appealing, and important. — Eric Carle (1929–2021) American children’s books author