What does pleasing mean?

Definitions for pleasingˈpli zɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word pleasing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pleasing(adj)

    the act of one who pleases

  2. pleasing(adj)

    giving pleasure and satisfaction

    "a pleasing piece of news"; "pleasing in manner and appearance"


  1. pleasing(Noun)

    Sense of satisfaction, as in the phrase "to my pleasing."

  2. pleasing(Adjective)

    Agreeable; giving pleasure, cheer, enjoyment or gratification.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pleasing

    of Please

  2. Pleasing(adj)

    giving pleasure or satisfaction; causing agreeable emotion; agreeable; delightful; as, a pleasing prospect; pleasing manners

  3. Pleasing(noun)

    an object of pleasure


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pleasing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pleasing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Shakespeare:

    The devil hath power To assume a pleasing shape.

  2. William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 2 scene 2:

    The devil hath power To assume a pleasing shape.

  3. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    An annoying truth is better than a pleasing lie.

  4. Sipho P Nkosi:

    If it's pleasing your heart, then that's enough.

  5. Quintilian:

    Nothing can be pleasing which is not also becoming.

Images & Illustrations of pleasing

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