Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley had great charisma, or a special personal charm or appeal that gave them influence or authority.
Charisma is often a quality possessed by successful politicians or leaders, or by other public figures. The corresponding adjective is charismatic, and it applies more to personality than appearance: a handsome and charismatic actor. Charisma was borrowed from a Greek word meaning "favor, gift," from charizesthai, "to favor," from charis, "grace."
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