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
Staschke’s work will play nicely with Gallaspy’s digital prints, which are by turns shocking and pleasing, with pretty lines and intense, erotic imagery wrought with flatness in David Hockney shades.
If eating is a passion, then the annual Taste of the Town in The Woodlands will give palates some pleasing sensations from many of the area's finest restaurants, chefs, caterers, bakeries, deli's and beverage companies.
The city engaged James Corner Field Operations, the firm that designed the 2016 renovation, to come up with an aesthetically pleasing long-term solution for the square.
And thanks to the sour cream, each bite displays a pleasing tangy note.
While aesthetically pleasing, that combination is a home maintenance nightmare.
The reward for hard work was a meal everyone enjoyed, full of delicious flavors and pleasing aromas.
For those who prefer her as a balladeer, the bottom half of the album will prove pleasing.
Pork and beans comes in a variety of flavors, including country style, Boston recipe and vegetarian, in sizes that might range from single serving to crowd pleasing.
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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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