: good in a way that gives pleasure or enjoyment : attractive or appealing

Full Definition of PLEASING

:  giving pleasure :  agreeable <the sun's pleasing warmth>
pleas·ing·ly \-lē\ adverb
pleas·ing·ness noun

Examples of PLEASING

  1. He wanted his kitchen to be both functional and aesthetically pleasing.
  2. <pleasing music in the background>

First Known Use of PLEASING

14th century

Related to PLEASING

agreeable, blessed (also blest), congenial, darling, delectable, delicious, delightful, delightsome, dreamy, dulcet, enjoyable, felicitous, good, grateful, gratifying, heavenly, jolly, luscious, nice, palatable, pleasant, pleasurable, pretty, satisfying, savory (also savoury), sweet, tasty, welcome
disagreeable, pleasureless, unpalatable, unpleasant, unwelcome


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