What does pleasing mean?

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ˈpli zɪŋpleas·ing

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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"

Wiktionary

  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

Editors Contribution

  1. pleasing

    To create pleasure.

    The smell of fresh linen is beautiful.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 28, 2020  

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  1. Alex
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Numerology

  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

Examples of pleasing in a Sentence

  1. Samuel Johnson:

    Wine makes a man more pleased with himself; I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    The reward of slavery has been made to look perhaps more aesthetically pleasing than the award of bravery and that’s so the reason why many people are attracted towards the former than the latter.

  3. Chris Morris:

    Listen close and you can hear, “Please, bless us and forgive us, and make us good here and strong here. Let us get along here. Let those we love and left behind be blessed. Let us find the proper path and keep to it. Help us act harmoniously, and find work pleasing in the sight of god and man.”

  4. Virgil:

    Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit (Perhaps it will be pleasing sometime to have remembered these things, from The Aeneid)

  5. Bob Iger:

    The goal was to be ambitious, really ambitious, to be bold, but not only bold in terms of scale, but in terms of detail, artistry, technology, and to make sure first and foremost that we are pleasing the most ardent 'Star Wars' fan.

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