What does pleasing mean?

Definitions for pleasing
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  

How to pronounce pleasing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say pleasing in sign language?

  1. pleasing

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. John Ervine:

    Every man ... should periodically be compelled to listen to opinions which are infuriating to him. To hear nothing but what is pleasing to one is to make a pillow of the mind.

  2. Norman Levine:

    It's just too broad, they wanted to please lots of people and ... when you try to please everybody you end up pleasing nobody, because you spread it too thin.

  3. Mr. Spock:

    Having is not so pleasing a thing as wanting, it may not be logical but it is often true.

  4. Mary Wortley Montagu:

    I despise the pleasure of pleasing people that I despise.

  5. Quintilian:

    Nothing can be pleasing which is not also becoming.

Images & Illustrations of pleasing

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