Definitions for: Pleasing

[n] the act of one who pleases
[adj] able to please or win approval
[adj] giving pleasure and satisfaction; "a pleasing piece of news"; "pleasing in manner and appearance"
[adj] giving pleasure or satisfaction
[adj] aesthetically pleasing; "an artistic flower arrangement"

Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Syn: Gratifying; delightful; agreeable. See Pleasant.

Pleas"ing, n.
An object of pleasure. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

Synonyms: admirable, aesthetic, agreeable, appreciated, artistic, charming, delicious, delightful, disarming, easy, esthetic, fab, fabulous, favorable, favourable, good, gratifying, in good taste(p), ingratiating, pleasureful, rewarding, satisfying, sweet, tasteful

Antonyms: displeasing

See Also: attractive, beautiful, gratification, humorous, humourous, pleasant

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