pleasing

adjective pleas·ing \ ˈplē-ziŋ \
|Updated on: 4 Jul 2018

Definition of pleasing

: giving pleasure : agreeable
  • the sun's pleasing warmth

pleasingly

adverb

pleasingness

noun

Examples of pleasing in a Sentence

  1. He wanted his kitchen to be both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

  2. pleasing music in the background

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First Known Use of pleasing

14th century

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pleasing Synonyms


PLEASING Defined for English Language Learners

pleasing

Definition of pleasing for English Language Learners

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


PLEASING Defined for Kids

pleasing

adjective pleas·ing \ ˈplē-ziŋ \

Definition of pleasing for Students

: giving pleasure : agreeable

pleasingly

adverb


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