uncompelling


uncompelling

adjective

  1. tending to compel, as to force or push toward a course of action; overpowering: There were compelling reasons for their divorce.
  2. having a powerful and irresistible effect; requiring acute admiration, attention, or respect: a man of compelling integrity; a compelling drama.

adjective

  1. arousing or denoting strong interest, esp admiring interest
  2. (of an argument, evidence, etc) convincing

adj.c.1600, present participle adjective from compel. Meaning “irresistible” is from 1901. Related: Compellingly.

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