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Meaning of PLEASING

Pronunciation:  'pleezing

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of one who pleases
  2. [adj]  able to please or win approval
  3. [adj]  giving pleasure and satisfaction; "a pleasing piece of news"; "pleasing in manner and appearance"
  4. [adj]  giving pleasure or satisfaction
  5. [adj]  aesthetically pleasing; "an artistic flower arrangement"

PLEASING is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: admirable, aesthetic, agreeable, appreciated, artistic, charming, delicious, delightful, disarming, easy, esthetic, fab, fabulous, favorable, favourable, good, gratifying, in good taste(p), ingratiating, pleasureful, rewarding, satisfying, sweet, tasteful
 Antonyms: displeasing
 See Also: attractive, beautiful, gratification, humorous, humourous, pleasant



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Pleas"ing\, a.
    Giving pleasure or satisfaction; causing agreeable emotion;
    agreeable; delightful; as, a pleasing prospect; pleasing
    manners. ``Pleasing harmony.'' --Shak. ``Pleasing features.''
    --Macaulay. -- {Pleas"ing*ly}, adv. -- {Pleas"ing*ness}, n.
    Syn: Gratifying; delightful; agreeable. See {Pleasant}.
  2. \Pleas"ing\, n.
    An object of pleasure. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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