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I am looking for a single word substitute for something worth waiting for.

A typical usage of this word could be-

I saw the trailer of Inception movie, and I found it _____.

While good, awesome etc tell us about the overall impression of the object, my focus is on the quality that makes it worthy to be waited for.

Another usage can be-

The 2018 model of this car is so ______. So I will not buy a car this year.

  • Maybe compelling works? – Jim Aug 30 '17 at 3:38
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    I thought of "tantalizing" ... yet it's not quite there – Tom22 Aug 30 '17 at 5:20
  • Very close to Halcyon – but in the future. – Edwin Ashworth Aug 30 '17 at 7:34
  • @Tom22 - You should offer that up as an answer. – Adam Aug 31 '17 at 21:29
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Summing this sentiment up in one word is a bit difficult. Perhaps "propitious" or "promising" to imply that the inherent appeal of the object and justifying the wait time.

Propitious: favorably disposed; tending to favor.

The business proposal seemed to be a propitious venture.

or

Promising: full of promise; likely to succeed or to yield good results.

The preview made the upcoming book appear promising for fans of the author's previous works.

*Definitions from Merriam-Webster

  • I was just about to say that. +1. It would be nice to add some definition and example sentences and improve this answer. – NVZ Aug 30 '17 at 3:43
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    Good point, @NVZ. propitious: favorably disposed; tending to favor. The business proposal seemed to be a propitious venture. promising: full of promise; likely to succeed or to yield good results. The preview made the upcoming book appear promising for fans of the author's previous works. *Definitions from Merriam-Webster – ruble.31 Aug 30 '17 at 5:47
  • You must edit your answer and add that info there. :) – NVZ Aug 30 '17 at 5:51

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