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
Nava has been a pleasant surprise for the Phillies after getting an invitation to spring training as a non-roster player.
The Cheetos provided a nice spicy undertone and pleasant crunch, which gave the snack some textural variety.
For some people, that might come as a pleasant surprise.
To see why, dig into the scene in Nikita where the title character, an assassin, finds out that a pleasant meal at a restaurant has been a ruse by her boss to get her close to a target.
While all were pleasant to use, some produced bigger results than others.
My husband couldn't resist ordering the dumplings again — fried, this time, which gave the noodles a pleasant crunch and chewiness.
However, in an ironic yet pleasant turn, Bateman Skincare products are cruelty-free, unlike the guy they're based on.
In amping up the displays, the village wants to offer a more pleasant holiday experience for residents as well as attract visitors from outside the village, who in turn will hopefully spend some money in Orland Park, La Margo said.
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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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