Examples of pleasing in a Sentence
He wanted his kitchen to be both functional and aesthetically pleasing.
pleasing music in the background
Recent Examples of pleasing from the Web
Two flour tortillas accompanied this dish, along with plenty of toppings (think beans, guac, and cheese) and the shrimp were well cooked and seasoned with a pleasing mango-chipotle glaze.
Meet Lush's jelly face masks, which bring the shower jellies' pleasing bouncy texture to your face for maximum cooling pleasure.
The price of a Bitcoin has been hitting record highs lately, pleasing investors.
But the ingredients are quality, the bold flavors are actually bold, the vibe is fun, and the overall experience is pleasing.
That’s a question bordering on the philosophical, but artificial intelligence (AI) can certainly make music and artwork that people find pleasing.
Meanwhile, Kushner’s hearing follows what could have otherwise been a pleasing few days for him.
Monday’s aesthetic was more visually (and no doubt, aromatically) pleasing, though not as visceral as an uncomfortable club show.
The new photo is just as aesthetically pleasing as her maternity shoot and features all of the same pastel colors as her pregnancy announcement in February.
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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
PLEASING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pleasing for English Language Learners
: good in a way that gives pleasure or enjoyment : attractive or appealing
PLEASING Defined for Kids
Definition of pleasing for Students
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