Examples of pleasant in a Sentence
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
Recent Examples of pleasant from the Web
Metro Atlanta woke up to pleasant conditions Friday morning: temperatures in the upper 60s and plenty of sunshine.
Make the most of pleasant June weather before temperatures really climb.
All flights will be via Boeing 787 Dreamliners, energy-efficient widebodies that help keep costs down, and also offer a more pleasant ride.
Phoenix (3-2): Leilani Mitchell has been a pleasant early season surprise for the Mercury to complement Brittney Griner and Diana Taurasi.
Trump's first voyage abroad was a story told in chapters, each successively less pleasant for a President still taking stock of his standing on the world stage.
An early episode of the show’s second season sees Ansari’s Dev on a series of first Tinder dates: some of them pleasant, a few of them soul-destroying, all of them ultimately fruitless.
A little bit Mexican, a little bit steakhouse, this Pilsen restaurant has a pleasant covered patio that periodically hosts live DJs and jazz musicians.
Otherwise, temperatures in the mid-70s are mighty pleasant, given the low humidity levels.
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Origin and Etymology of pleasant
Middle English plesaunt, from Anglo-French plaisant, from present participle of plaisir
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
PLEASANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pleasant for English Language Learners
: causing a feeling of happiness or pleasure
: friendly and likable
PLEASANT Defined for Kids
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