Pleasing Pleas"ing, a. Giving pleasure or satisfaction; causing agreeable emotion; agreeable; delightful; as, a pleasing prospect; pleasing manners. ``Pleasing harmony.'' --Shak. ``Pleasing features.'' --Macaulay. -- {Pleas"ing*ly}, adv. -- {Pleas"ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Gratifying; delightful; agreeable. See {Pleasant}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • pleasingly — adverb in a pleasing manner the room was pleasingly large • Derived from adjective: ↑pleasing …   Useful english dictionary

  • pleasingly — adverb see pleasing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pleasingly — See pleasing. * * * …   Universalium

  • pleasingly — adverb In a pleasing manner; agreeably; favourably …   Wiktionary

  • pleasingly — plɪːzɪŋlɪ adv. pleasantly, agreeably, enjoyably; satisfactorily, in a manner that makes content …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pleasingly — pleas·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • pleasingly — See: pleasing …   English dictionary

  • pleasing — pleasingly, adv. pleasingness, n. /plee zing/, adj. giving pleasure; agreeable; gratifying: a pleasing performance. [1350 1400; ME plesing. See PLEASE, ING2] Syn. pleasant, charming, delightful, engaging. See interesting. * * * …   Universalium

  • pleasing — [[t]pli͟ːzɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ to n, ADJ to inf Something that is pleasing gives you pleasure and satisfaction. This area of France has a pleasing climate in August... Such a view is pleasing... It s pleasing to listen to... It s pleasing… …   English dictionary

  • Die artige Kunst sich Feinde zu machen — (englisch The gentle art of making enemies: as pleasingly exemplified in many instances: wherein the serious ones of this earth, carefully exasperated, have been prettily spurred on to unseemliness and indiscretion, while overcome by an undue… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”