HyperDic: pleasing

English > 3 senses of the word pleasing:
ADJECTIVEallpleasinggiving pleasure and satisfaction
allpleasingpleasant or agreeable to the senses
NOUNactpleasingthe act of one who pleases
pleasing > pronunciation
Soundspliy'zihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > pleasing: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningGiving pleasure and satisfaction.
Examples
  • "a pleasing piece of news"
  • "pleasing in manner and appearance"
Narroweradmirableinspiring admiration or approval
charmingpleasing or delighting
delightful, deliciousgreatly pleasing or entertaining
easyaffording pleasure
fabulous, fabExtremely pleasing
goodcapable of pleasing
gratifying, sweetpleasing to the mind or feeling
ingratiatingcapable of winning / winning favor / favor
sweetpleasing to the senses
See alsoattractivepleasing to the eye / eye or mind especially through beauty or charm
beautifuldelighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration
humorous, humourousFull of or characterized by humor
pleasantaffording pleasure
rewardingProviding personal satisfaction
OppositedispleasingCausing displeasure or lacking pleasing qualities
Spanishagradable, placentero, satisfactorio
Adverbspleasinglyin a pleasing manner
English > pleasing: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningPleasant or agreeable to the senses.
Example"a pleasing aroma"
Broaderpleasantaffording pleasure
Nounspleasingnessan agreeable beauty that gives pleasure or enjoyment
English > pleasing: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of one who pleases.
BroadergratificationThe act or an instance of satisfying
Verbspleasegive pleasure to or be pleasing to

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