Beseeching Be*seech"ing, a. Entreating urgently; imploring; as, a beseeching look. -- {Be*seech"ing*ly}, adv. -- {Be*seech"ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • beseechingness — noun The state or quality of being beseeching …   Wiktionary

  • beseechingness — be·seech·ing·ness …   English syllables

  • beseechingness — noun see beseeching …   Useful english dictionary

  • beseech — beseecher, n. beseechingly, adv. beseechingness, n. /bi seech /, v., besought or beseeched, beseeching. v.t. 1. to implore urgently: They besought him to go at once. 2. to beg eagerly for; solicit. v.i. 3. to make urgent appeal: Earnestly did I… …   Universalium

  • beseeching — (n.) supplication, prayer, c.1300, verbal noun from BESEECH (Cf. beseech). Related: Beseechingly; beseechingness …   Etymology dictionary

  • desire — v 1. wish for, long for, desiderate, want; yearn for, hope for, care for, pine for, sigh for; hanker after, have a yen for, covet, fancy, have a fancy for; have an eye to, be attracted to, have a mind to, have at heart, be bent upon; be inclined… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • beseech — /bəˈsitʃ / (say buh seech), /bi / (say bee ) verb (t) (besought or beseeched, beseeching) 1. to implore urgently. 2. to beg eagerly for; solicit. {Middle English biseche(n), from be + sechen, Old English sēcan seek} –beseecher, noun… …   Australian English dictionary

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