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adjective pleas·ant \ˈple-zənt\

Simple Definition of pleasant

  • : causing a feeling of happiness or pleasure

  • : friendly and likable

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pleasant

  1. 1 :  having qualities that tend to give pleasure :  agreeable <a pleasant day>

  2. 2 :  having or characterized by pleasing manners, behavior, or appearance

pleasantly

adverb

pleasantness

noun

Examples of pleasant in a sentence

  1. the pleasant smell of cookies baking in the oven

  2. We had a pleasant conversation.

  3. Our evening together was pleasant but not very exciting.

  4. I didn't know you were coming. What a pleasant surprise!

  5. Their new teacher seems pleasant enough.

  6. a very pleasant young man



Origin and Etymology of pleasant

Middle English plesaunt, from Anglo-French plaisant, from present participle of plaisir


First Known Use: 14th century


Pleasant

geographical name pleas·ant

Definition of Pleasant

  1. — see nauru




PLEASANT Defined for Kids

pleasant

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adjective pleas·ant \ˈple-zənt\

Definition of pleasant for Students

  1. 1 :  giving pleasure :  agreeable <a pleasant day>

  2. 2 :  having pleasing manners, behavior, or appearance <a pleasant young man>

pleasantly

adverb




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