beseeching

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

beseeching

  1. Present participle of beseech.

Noun[edit]

beseeching (plural beseechings)

  1. A heartfelt plea.
    • 2009 September 20, John R. Quain, “Getting Lost With a Cellphone”, New York Times:
      The ability to blithely make wrong turns without serious directional consequences is, of course, one of the hallmarks of PNDs —— and a feature that allows me to ignore my wife’s beseechings and merrily proceed on my way without ever stopping to ask for directions.