What does pleasing mean?

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ˈpli zɪŋpleas·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pleasingadjective

    the act of one who pleases

  2. pleasingadjective

    giving pleasure and satisfaction

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

Wiktionary

  1. pleasingnoun

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

  2. pleasingadjective

    Agreeable; giving pleasure, cheer, enjoyment or gratification.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pleasing

    of Please

  2. Pleasingadjective

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

  3. Pleasingnoun

    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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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. Marcus Aurelius:

    Is any man afraid of change? What can take place without change? What then is more pleasing or more suitable to the universal nature? And can you take a hot bath unless the wood for the fire undergoes a change? And can you be nourished unless the food undergoes a change? And can anything else that is useful be accomplished without change? Do you not see then that for yourself also to change is just the same, and equally necessary for the universal nature?

  2. Mickey Rooney:

    This is the kind of world I was born in, one in which I had only one reason for existence: pleasing others.

  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. Remy de Gourmont:

    If the secret of being a bore is to tell all, the secret of pleasing is to say just enough to be --not understood, but divined.

  5. Paul Manafort:

    I think Ted Cruz'll say something and give a sign of where Ted Cruz is on Donald Trump that would be pleasing to the Donald Trump campaign and Republicans.

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