Examples of pleasing in a Sentence
He wanted his kitchen to be both functional and aesthetically pleasing.
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Recent Examples of pleasing from the Web
The local pizza spot and its signature crust have been pleasing Pewaukee and its guests for more than 30 years.
By the time that audience-pleasing, backward-compatibility announcement arrived at E3 2015, the team only had a small batch of the promised initial batch of 100 backward-compatible games working on the Xbox One.
But unlike those larger-than-life, genre- and-gender-blending icons, Petty's crowd-pleasing hits weren't happy accidents or a memorable phase of a complex career.
Tender beets mixing and mingling with stewed swiss chard spiked with pickled onion and barely blanched snap peas add a bright and pleasing crunch.
The more pleasing your environment, the better your sleep.
It’s set up for a potentially busy day for the punters and a regular-season opener that might not be aesthetically pleasing.
This people-pleasing sensibility may rub Cancers and Capricorns the wrong way, while Libras may become frustrated by these signs’ cold intensity.
That might mean shamelessly covering and promoting the most crowd-pleasing stories.
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First Known Use of pleasing
Synonymsagreeable, 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
Antonymsdisagreeable, pleasureless, unpalatable, unpleasant, unwelcome
Related Wordsalluring, attractive, desirable, enviable, inviting, relishable, tempting; charming, enchanting, fascinating; calming, comforting, soothing; amusing, diverting, entertaining, recreative; affable, amiable, cheerful, cheery, comfortable, gemütlich, genial, goodly, good-natured, gracious, hospitable, kindly, personable; blissful, felicific, glad, happy, joyous; elating, exhilarating, intoxicating; ecstatic, euphoric, nirvanic, rapturous
Near Antonymsabominable, ghastly, god-awful, hellish, horrid, miserable, wretched; bilious, disgusting, distasteful, obnoxious, offensive, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive, revulsive, unsavory, vile, yucky (also yukky); abhorrent, detestable, hateful, odious; boring, commonplace, dull, flat, insipid, irksome, stale, tedious; displeasing, dissatisfying; depressing, disheartening, dismal, dreary, gloomy, heartbreaking, heartrending, joyless, lachrymose, sad, unhappy; deplorable, doleful, dolorous, lamentable, lugubrious, mournful, regrettable, sorrowful, tragic (also tragical); aggravating, annoying, exasperating, irritating, peeving, perturbing, vexing; forbidding; hostile, intimidating; angering, enraging, incensing, inflaming (also enflaming), infuriating, maddening, outraging, rankling, riling; distressing, disturbing, upsetting
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