tantalizing
1. [ adjective ] arousing desire or expectation for something unattainable or mockingly out of reach
Examples:

"a tantalizing taste of success"

Related terms: inviting
2. [ adjective ] very pleasantly inviting
Synonyms: tempting tantalising
Examples:

"a tantalizing aroma" "a tempting repast"

Related terms: inviting
3. [ adjective ] arousing desire or expectation for something unattainable or mockingly out of reach
Synonyms: tantalising
Examples:

"a tantalizing taste of success"

Related terms: inviting
4. [ adjective ] very pleasantly inviting
Synonyms: tempting
Examples:

"a tantalizing aroma" "a tempting repast"

Related terms: inviting
Similar spelling:   tantalizingly
  tantalising
  tantalize
  tantalizer
  tantalite
  tantalise
  tantaliser
  Tantalus
  tantalum