Simple Definition of pleasant
: causing a feeling of happiness or pleasure
: friendly and likable
Examples of pleasant
the pleasant smell of cookies baking in the oven
We had a pleasant conversation.
Our evening together was pleasant but not very exciting.
I didn't know you were coming. What a pleasant surprise!
Their new teacher seems pleasant enough.
a very pleasant young man
Origin of pleasant
Middle English plesaunt, from Anglo-French plaisant, from present participle of plaisir
First Known Use: 14th century
Definition of Pleasant
— see nauru
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