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?

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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. 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. Ariel Winter:

    Well, first of all, the way we are is beautiful. I mean, that's who we're supposed to be, you know ? And also, at the end of the day, the only person you should be trying to make happy is yourself and not other people, and I think that that's the most important lesson we've all had to learn throughout the years. It’s definitely that pleasing yourself is most important before anybody else.

  3. Staci Choate:

    Terriers in themselves are high energy, they’re very active, they’re people pleasers, they want to be with their family. That’s why we see a lot of trouble with Pit Bull Terriers because they are [such] a people pleasing breed, that they do whatever their people want them to do.

  4. Mr. Spock:

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

  5. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    The more I try to understand one very peculiar aspect of women, it seems clear to me that apart from the beauty or the sensuous state that women command over men, there is an interiority, lesser known to the masses which is more of agony and pain - a resultant effort of the continuous mood swings and the frequent natural cycles that buoy them, it is in this state that women function and calibrate on this basis in selecting their soul mate and not the usual histrionics that men take effort in pleasing them!”

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